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21 December 2017

For 2018, a year dedicated to celebrating the 150th anniversary of Gioachino Rossini’s death, the Rossini Opera Festival has decided to present a particularly demanding programme.

30 October 2017

The Accademia Rossiniana "Alberto Zedda" 2018, a seminar dedicated to problems of interpretation in Rossini’s works, directed by will be held from 2 to 16 July.

18 October 2017

For the first time the Rossini Opera Festival will be descending upon the Royal Opera House of Muscat, in Oman, on 27 and 28 October with one of its most celebrated productions: L’occasione fa il ladro. (Photo: Khalid AlBusaidi, ROHM).