Features: 25 b&w illus. Notes. Bib. Index.
Conducting Opera discusses operas in the standard repertory from the
perspective of a conductor with a lifetime of experience performing
them. It focuses on Joseph Rescigno’s approach to preparing and
performing these masterworks in order to realize what opera can uniquely
achieve: a fusion of music and drama resulting in a whole that is
greater than the sum of its parts. more... about Conducting Opera: Where Theater Meets Music