Verdi et al. - Messa per Rossini

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Verdi et al. - Messa per Rossini

Riccardo Chailly, Maria Jose Siri (soprano), Veronica Simeoni (mezzo-soprano), Giorgio Ber...

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The Messa per Rossini was an extraordinary project proposed by Verdi within days of Rossini’s death in November 1868. Leading Italian composers of the day would each contribute, gratis, a movement for a Requiem Mass in honour of the late master, to be performed by all-Italian forces in Bologna, Rossini’s spiritual home, on the first anniversary of his death. The composers were selected by committee, and although there are some regrettable omissions, notably Mercadante (too ill) and Boito (too young and, at that time, antipathetical to Verdi), i... read more

The Messa per Rossini was an extraordinary project proposed by Verdi within days of Rossini’s death in November 1868. Leading Italian composers of the day would each contribute, gratis, a movement for... read more

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