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 (rō-sē′nē), Gioacchino Antonio 1792-1868.
Italian composer whose numerous operas include The Barber of Seville (1816) and William Tell (1829).


(Biography) Gioacchino Antonio (dʒoakˈkiːno anˈtɔːnjo). 1792–1868, Italian composer, esp of operas, such as The Barber of Seville (1816) and William Tell (1829)


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Gio•ac•chi•no Antonio (ˌdʒoʊ əˈki noʊ) 1792–1868, Italian composer.
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Did we forget and did they forget his immortal friend and countryman, Rossini? What was Moses in Egypt but a sublime oratorio, which was acted on the stage instead of being coldly sung in a concert-room?
An empty violin case in one corner faced a broken bust of Rossini in another.
For the money, they gave us, not Beethoven certainly, nor yet Rossini; they played as they had the will and the skill; and every one in the room (with charming delicacy of feeling) refrained from finding fault.
"Dutocq believes in the principles of the grand air composed by the sublime Rossini for Basilio,--which goes to show, by the bye, that the great composer was also a great politician.
So he poured it all into his biggest and most ambitious symphony: The concert starts with Rossini's Tancredi Overture.
In the opener, Andrew Rossini tossed a six-inning gem as the Patriots won 3-1 over the Lockport Vipers.
The Korea National Opera is currently presenting Rossini's final opera "William Tell" at the Seoul Arts Center until this Sunday, as the opera's premiere performance in Korea.
Following the success of Rossini's L'Occasione fa il Ladro last season, La Scala di Seta is the second of five Rossini farces that Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) will present as an entertaining educational project over the coming seasons.
The Azerbaijani State Academic Operaand Ballet Theaterwill stage opera "The Barber of Seville" by Gioachino Rossini on March 9.
by Times News Service This sparkling production by Rossini Opera Festival is staged in a '50s retro setting by the renowned Italian director Damiano Michieletto.
It's been two hundred years since Rossini's Ricciardo e Zoraide premiered at Naples' Teatro San Carlo with Giovanni David and Isabella Colbran in the title roles.
A different kind of exhibition opens today in Nicosia with the collaboration of the Italian embassy, the Rossini Opera Festival (ROF) and the Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR).