Lucia di Lammermoor (Victorian Opera) and Turandot (Opera Australia) ★★★1/2

Peter Rose
14 April 2016

The speed with which Gaetano Donizetti wrote his operas almost defies belief, especially in our more leisurely age of composition. Don Pasquale (1843), as we know, was written in eleven days. When Donizetti, newly contracted to Teatro San Carlo, fetched ... More