http://www.sfcv.org/listen/freemp3listen/freemp3/archive/rossini-l%E2%80%99occasione-fa-il-ladro# Composed by the young Gioachino Rossini in 11 days, to comply with a contractual commitment, L’occasione fa il ladro (Opportunity Makes A Thief) is a comedy of multiple confusions. This single-act burletta is a moral drama, and Rossini has crafted interactions both tender and hilariously bewildering.
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen runs with the Olympic Torch
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