April 6 - April 9, 2013
NEC Opera presents the American premiere of the new Critical Edition of Rossini's comic opera, La Gazzetta, featuring the world premiere of newly recovered Act I quintet. Joseph Rescigno, Artistic Advisor and Principal Conductor of Florentine Opera Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin conducts, NEC Chair of Opera Studies Joshua Major directs the all-student cast and orchestra. Philip Gossett, co-editor of the edition and general editor of the Rossini and Verdi critical editions project, will consult on the production. The cast (on April 6, 8) features Artist Diploma in Opera candidates Soyoung Park and Jaime Korkos.