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THE BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

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Leader, Alfred Barker
Conductor, T. H. MORRISON
ERIC GOLDIE (baritone)
Semiramide was the last opera Rossini wrote for Italian audiences, and for an odd reason. He wrote Semiramide with far greater care than was his habit, and the reception, probably in consequence, was very cold ; Rossini thereupon wiped his hands of Italian audiences and resolved to establish himself elsewhere. Opportunely, he received an invitation to go to London and to write a new opera for the King's Theatre, for which he was to get £240 (he had already had £200 for Semiramide, almost a maximum payment in those days).
From London he went to Fans, accepted the post of musical director at the Theatre Italien, produced Semiramide, amongst other operas, with a success rightly due to it, and settled down in Paris for the rest of his life.

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Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: T. H. Morrison
Conductor: Eric Goldie

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