With full orchestra and professional soloists:
Rossini is best known for his operas as the famous Barder of Seville, but late in life he composed many other works including this "Little Solemn Mass." He said it has "little science, some heart, thats all'" but later generations have recognised it as a fine piece, full of attractive melody.
The soloists for this concert are:
Soprano: Lee Abrahmsen - Soprano
Contralto: Kristen Boerema
Tenor: Robert Barbaro
Bass: Manfred Polenz