Malvina di Scozia

Malvina di Scozia by Giovanni Pacini opera in concert May 11, 7:30 pm & May 13, 7:30 pm Christ and Saint Stephen’s Church 120 W 69th Street New York, NY Giovanni Pacini’s long-lost opera Malvina di Scozia receives its first performances in over 150 years in a new performing edition. Hans Schellevis, Conductor and Editor […]

Pacini and Malvina di Scozia – A History

Giovanni Pacini Giovanni Pacini (1796-1867) remains largely in the shadows, but it is certainly not due to the effectiveness and memorability of his music.  When I first heard Opera Rara’s recording of his Maria, Regina d’Inghilterra almost twenty years ago, I was instantly hooked on Pacini. John Steane, reviewing that recording in Gramophone, perfectly expressed […]