GIUSEPPE PENNISI visits
the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro
The Rossini Opera Festival (ROF, 10-22 August 2015) has reached its thirty sixth edition, a target very few expected to be achieved when the series started with a makeshift organization. Now the ROF has three theatres and halls for operas and concerts, an academy to train singers in Rossini's very special musical theatre, a loyal audience from all over the world and an annual Italian government grant as one of four opera festivals of international concern. This edition was preceded by some changes in the management team and, due to the area's economic crisis of industry and banking, a decrease in support from local private partners. Thus, the original program was drastically changed...
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