The School of Music at Cardiff University will mark the centenary of Caruso’s death with the event “Caruso at 100. The legacy of an operatic icon” on 23rd September, at 3:30pm. Dr Barbara Gentili (Cardiff University, and a member of the Early Recordings network) will talk about the tenor’s recordings, Prof Alexandra Wilson (Oxford Brookes) will talk about his book collection, and Dr Carlo Cenciarelli (Cardiff University) will discuss Mario Lanza’s biopic The Great Caruso. Adam Gilbert, young artist at the Welsh National Opera, will also sing a selection of repertoire accompanied by Lauretta Bloomer.
In collaboration with CIRO (Cardiff Interdisciplinary Reasearch in Opera and Drama), Cardiff University School of Music, Welsh National Opera, Cardiff friends of WNO