“Prima delle prime” podcast: Don Pasquale, 20 June 2012

29 June 2012

If you missed our “Prima delle prime” conference held on June 20, 2012 at La Scala’s boxes foyer, you can now listen to the audio recording of the lecture “La convivenza tra comico e patetico”, in which Italian professor of Melodrama history and Musical philology at the University of Milan Claudio Toscani speaks about Gaetano Donizetti’s  Don Pasquale. For the audio content, see below […]

Beyond the opera buffa: Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

19 June 2012

On the eve of the “Prima delle prime” conference dedicated to Gaetano Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, we asked our guest speaker, professor Claudio Toscani, how this 1843’s opera goes beyond the traditional features of the “opera buffa”. The lecture, which is titled “La convivenza di comico e patetico”, is scheduled for tomorrow, 20 June 2012, at 6pm at […]