Concert review: Italian opera sparkles in ancient Chinese setting

This 1812 single-act opera was once very popular but later neglected because of its origins as a farsa (farce). PHOTO: HAWK LIU
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Lirica Arts
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Saturday (March 5)

It is a little-known fact that until recently, only one of Gioachino Rossini's 39 operas, The Barber Of Seville, had been performed in Singapore.

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