Join Liz Nolan as she visits the chronicles of passionate and spectacular art. Each week an opera, a story, a glimpse into the lives of the characters, both real and imaginary who have shaped the form as we know it today.
Gioachino Rossini was a man who loved women, particularly mezzo sopranos. And one of his finest vehicles for that voice is La Cenerentola, a gleeful variation on the Cinderella fairytale.
Tales from the Opera features a joyous recording starring Cecilia Bartoli.
RTÉ lyric fm, Sunday 29th September, 7pm-8pm