Watch LoftOpera’s performance of Rossini’s Otello

LoftOpera’s thrilling performance of Rossini’s beautiful Otello is available to watch online. At least for a few days! If you love Rossini, or if you just love music, this is a must.

The importance of the Rossini Opera Festival

Opera does not exist in a vacuum. As a living art form it is reborn with every performance. However, there is more to it; traditions have to be transmitted and new perspectives incorporated to keep the art alive. This is where the Festival is crucial.

The Rossini Opera Festival’s 2016 program

The Rossini Opera Festival’s 2016 program
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2015 ROF Program Details

Be sure to read the latest program information by clicking on the .pdf!

La Donna Del Lago at the Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera will present Rossini’s La Donna del Lago for the first time in Met history from February 16th to March 14th.

The 2015 edition of ROF is full of delights

Juan Diego Florez, Jessica Pratt, and Olga Peretyatko, are some of the international voices to grace the Festival again this year.

Armida’s Enchanted Garden

The Rossini Opera Festival’s 2014 Armida will be broadcast on radio stations throughout the US in November. For information on the program book, please click on the picture.

First to the Barber, then to the Sorceress: ROF2014 come to US Radio

Two of The Rossini Opera Festival’s 2014 productions will be aired on US radio in October and November.

Claudio Abbado

Il Viaggio a Reims had its glorious revival in Pesaro in 1984 under the direction of Claudio Abbado and with one of the most extraordinary bel canto casts ever assembled.

From the Accademia Rossiniana to the Metropolitan Opera

Olga Peretyatko delighted the American audience with her Met debut this past spring as Elvira in I Puritani. She’s been delighting those in Pesaro for years. (Pictured here in the 2006 ROF student production of Il Viaggio a Reims)