THE LYRIC FEATURE – TITO GOBBI: A CENTENARY TRIBUTE

Tito Gobbi portrait by Allan Warren The Lyric Feature Image Name: Tito Gobbi portrait by Allan Warren The Lyric Feature
Tito Gobbi as Falstaff Image Name: Tito Gobbi as Falstaff

Tito Gobbi : A Centenary Tribute.

In the first of two programmes celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the legendary baritone Tito Gobbi, Jon Tolansky recalls the great singer/actor’s career.

Contributors include soprano Renata Scotto, bass-baritone Ruggero Raimondi, former General Director of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Sir John Tooley, Cecilia Gobbi daughter of Tito Gobbi, opera writer and broadcaster Ian Fox and Dublin Grand Opera Society historian Paddy Brennan.

Tito Gobbi can be heard in operas by Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Leoncavallo, Puccini and Berg.

RTÉ lyric fm, Friday 13September, 7pm-8pm