Tag Archives: Romanticism


Rossini’s La donna del lago at Santa Fe July 2013

By Richard P. Townsend Gioachino Rossini’s works in the opera seria vein are rarely given. Everyone knows and loves The Barber of Seville and perhaps even Cinderella and Italian Girl in Algiers. In great productions, some of these comedies can be truly profound such as The Turk in Italy, recently seen in Los Angeles in […]

Poussin and Goya: Object Lessons at the Timken Museum until the 9th September

There are not one, but two, aptly named Object Lessons—small loan shows—currently at the Timken Museum of Art in San Diego. The first—France in the Golden Age—is up only until the 3rd June 2012 and the second, Goya’s Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta, continues until the 9th September. These are the result of the Timken’s still […]