Charles jernigan

Heimspiel

  Rossini’s final opera, Semiramide,  written for Italy had its world premiere at Venice’s La Fenice Opera House on Feb. 3, 1823, starring the composer’s new wife, Isabella Colbran as the Babylonian queen.  Now, on the 150th anniversary of the composer’s death La Fenice has once again mounted the monumental work in a production and […]