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
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The Metropolitan Opera will present Rossini’s La Donna del Lago for the first time in Met history from February 16th to March 14th.
Juan Diego Florez, Jessica Pratt, and Olga Peretyatko, are some of the international voices to grace the Festival again this year.
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.
Two of The Rossini Opera Festival’s 2014 productions will be aired on US radio in October and November.
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.
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)
Renee Fleming had a memorable success in Armida at the Rossini Opera Festival in 1993. She is one of the many American singers who have appeared in Pesaro.