Daily Archives: August 4, 2008

Maestro Nicola Rescigno (1916 – 2008) – Co-Founder of The Dallas Opera

by James Hampton

TDO Co-founder Nicola Rescigno on stage with Maria Callas Nicola Rescigno, a well-known conductor and founder of two major American opera companies, died in a hospital in Viterbo, Italy, on Monday, August 4. He had fallen previously and was awaiting surgery for a broken femur. His death was confirmed by his nephew, Joseph Rescigno, of […]