The Swan of Catania

Bellini's fabulous opera La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker) contains a feast of beautiful melodies, vocal fireworks and a hilarious plot. But who was this man behind the music? Bellini's birthplace, the town of Catania on the Island in Sicily,…

A Fresh New Look for Bath Opera

Welcome to a fresh new look from Bath Opera as we approach our next exciting production with Bellini's fabulous opera La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker). With a feast of beautiful melodies, vocal fireworks and a hilarious plot this is sure to be…

About 'La Sonnambula': Who is the Sleepwalker?

Bellini was noted for his mastery of the ‘Bel canto’ style … literally ‘beautiful singing’ and La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker) shows off that skill perfectly.