In 2018 we will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of one of the greatest Italian opera composers , Rossini.. Gioachino Rossini was a great Italian opera composer, who left an everlasting impression on the successive generations.
There are a variety of important cultural events and a wonderful series
of concerts throughout Italy entirely devoted to the music of the “Cigno di Pesaro”. Here is just one of the performances held in Italy in honour of Rossini:
Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro
The Rossini Opera Festival has been held every summer in Pesaro where the composer was born.
XXXIX Edition Pesaro, 11th-23rd August 2018
Adina, is a one-act comedy akin to Rossini’s early Venetian farces though composed at the height of his career. A rescue opera in the spirit of “L’Italiana in Algeri,” it tells of the slave girl Adina, whom the Caliph of Baghdad is intent on marrying, but his plans dissolve when she turns out to be his daughter!
Director DIEGO MATHEUZ
Director ROSETTA CUCCHI
At the Rossini Theatre
12th, 15th, 18th and 21st August.
For more information about this awe inspiring composer and for booking tickets for any of these wonderful performances, please contact us.
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