Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)

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'Largo al factotum' artwork

'Largo al factotum' Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Ion Marin Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Soloists: Dmitri Hvorostovsky Record label: PHILIPS

La Cenerentola - Overture artwork

La Cenerentola - Overture Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Carlo Rizzi Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Record label: Teldec Catalogue ID: 4509 945532

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Riccardo Chailly Ensemble: Philharmonic Orchestra of La Scala, Milan Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4438502

Gioachino Rossini Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia Record label: Sony Classical Catalogue ID: 75605 570312

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Herbert von Karajan Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 415 3772

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Opera star’s tongue-twisting ‘Figaro’ aria blows Royal Albert Hall roof off

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15 most famous opera songs and arias

Funny duet for two cats, in the style of Rossini

This choirboy ‘cat duet’ is a masterpiece in musical humour, and in keeping a straight face

Maura described her cat as a ‘legend’ in the caption of her now viral TikTok

Operatic cat steals owner’s limelight, meowing his own melody in viral TikTok

The 15 most famous tunes in classical music

The 15 most famous tunes in classical music

Kyiv’s National Opera House reopened this weekend

Kyiv’s National Opera House defiantly reopens as war rages on in Ukraine