Summer Festival Opera 

 

Celebrate Opera in Fresno with the 2021 Annual Summer Opera Arts and Education Festival

 

Featuring the OPERA FESTIVAL FINALE  ~ Bellini's NORMA 

Regarded as a leading example of the bel canto genre,

Norma is a tragedia lirica or love triangle among the Romans.

 

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Among the divas who have tackled the title role of Bellini’s “Norma” are, from left, Rosa Ponselle, Renata Scotto, Sondra Radvanovsky and Cecilia Bartoli. Photo Credit...From left: PALM/RSCH/Redferns; Jack Mitchell/Getty Images; Nicole Bengiveno for The New York Times; Hans Jörg Michel