Gioachino Rossini http://wrti.org en Lyric Opera of Chicago on WRTI: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, June 21, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-wrti-rossinis-barber-seville-june-21-1-pm <p><strong>Figaro! Figaro! Figaro! Rossini's music sparkles like sunshine with one hit tune after another. </strong>Not only is Figaro the Barber of Seville, he's also the ultimate Mr. Fix-It! This time he's out to ensure that Count Almaviva can marry lovely Rosina before her grumpy old guardian drags her to the altar himself. <strong>Saturday, June 21, 1 to 4 pm.</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/-1zZa0Hl6vs</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:16:56 +0000 WRTI Staff 7435 at http://wrti.org Lyric Opera of Chicago on WRTI: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, June 21, 1 PM All About Gioachino Rossini http://wrti.org/post/all-about-gioachino-rossini <p></p><p>Gioachino Rossini was born the last day of February in 1792. WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at the life and legacy of this prolific and celebrated operatic composer whose memorable melodies endure today.</p><p>http://youtu.be/V4PS8-_5UFw</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:00:05 +0000 Susan Lewis 5176 at http://wrti.org All About Gioachino Rossini