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The premiere of Rossini’s opera took place on 20 February 1816 at the Teatro Argentina, Rome, with designs by Angelo Toselli. Rossini’s opera recounts the events of the first of the three plays by French playwright Pierre Beaumarchais that revolve around the clever and enterprising character Continue Reading

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The assassination of Julius Caesar was a conspiracy of several Roman senators, notably led by Marcus Junius Brutus, Cassius Longinus, and Decimus Brutus, at the end of the Roman Republic. They stabbed Caesar to death in the Theatre of Pompey on the Ides of March (15 March) 44 BC. In January 44, Caesar who was already dictator was named dictator Continue Reading

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