English National Opera Guide 1: La Cenerentola (Cinderella) - Gioachino Rossini
These Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera. They provide stimulating introductory articles together with the complete text of each opera in English and the original. Among the features of this Guide to La Cenerentola, Philip Gossett throws new light on the remarkable story of the opera’s composition, while Colin Graham, ENO producer, argues that it is the most sympathetic of all Rossini’s comic masterpieces, and Mark Elder, ENO Music Director, shows how Rossini’s musical style is exceptionally well suited to this enchanting story.
English National Opera Guide 1: La Cenerentola (Cinderella) - Gioachino Rossini - About the Author:
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792 – 1868) was an Italian composer best known for the opera comedies Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) and La Cenerentola (Cinderella).