Uno alla volta per carità

(Rossini’s Barbiere di Siviglia…) It is inevitable that in the bicentenary of the “first” of the Barbiere someone would want to reread the actuality. The orchestra conductor and composer Aurelio Canonici and the professor of literature Marcello Teodonio did so with a fine book in which the work of the Swan of Pesaro was sifted in all its possible artistic and spectacular components (… ) Also a specific guide that addresses both a text analysis and an understanding for listening with the contribution of numerous musical examples.

Antonio Brena, Amadeus, September 2017