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.
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