The Petite Messe Solennelle, Rossini’s final masterpiece, can only be called ‘little’ because of its instrumentation. But thanks to the mastery of its creator, it has an strikingly dramatic effect and the stately solemnity of a ‘great’ Mass.

Hasmik Torosyan, soprano / Carlo Vistoli, counter tenor / Cyrille Dubois (Paris), Peter Gijsbertsen (Brussels), tenor/ Daniele Antonangeli, bass-bariton

Tanguy de Williencourt, piano / Bart Rodyns, harmonium


Gioachino Rossini – Petite Messe solennelle
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