Maria Callas
05 Nov 2023

Maria Callas as Rosina

In this masterpiece 1957 recording of Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia, Maria Callas assumes the dazzling role of Rosina – even singing her cavatina in its original mezzo range – and demonstrates her underrated talent for comedy repertoire 💫 Listen to it now on digital platforms.

She is joined by a young Luigi Alva (who would later become an iconic Count Almaviva), Tito Gobbi, and Alceo Galliera conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra.