Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)

Top Rossini pieces

'Largo al factotum' artwork

'Largo al factotum' Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Ion Marin Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Soloists: Dmitri Hvorostovsky Record label: PHILIPS Catalogue ID: 4686822

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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This choirboy ‘cat duet’ is definitely the weirdest thing you’ll watch today

Baritone sings Rossini with Kendrick Lamar

An operatic baritone perfectly mixed Rossini’s ‘Figaro’ aria with Kendrick Lamar

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Rossini’s Barber of Seville, but it’s played by two unbelievably jolly melodicas

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