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.

How Juan Diego Flórez launched his career at the ROF and became an honorary citizen of Pesaro 20 years later

The immediate acclaim for his breakthrough performance as Corradino in Matilde di Shabran at the ROF in 1996 helped start his rise to the top of the opera world.

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)

Americans at the Rossini Opera Festival

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.