Classical Music

 
Book review: 'Bel Canto Bully' by Philip Eisenbeiss

Book review: 'Bel Canto Bully' by Philip Eisenbeiss

Hong Kong author and opera fanatic Philip Eisenbeiss' refreshing take on 18th-century Italian impresario Domenico Barbaja tells of how the wheeler-dealers 200 years ago, as they do now, played a crucial part in shaping music history.