First of the Incontri talks

7 August 2018

On Friday 10th August at 11.00 a.m. the first of our series of Incontri – talks – will be held in the Sala della Repubblica of the Teatro Rossini, organized on behalf of the Festival by the Fondazione Rossini.  The lecture will be an introduction to hearing Ricciardo e Zoraide, the opera that will open the XXXIX Rossini Opera Festival on Saturday 11th August at the Adriatic Arena. It will be given by Ilaria Narici, Director of the Fondazione Rossini’s critical edition of the opera, and by Giacomo Sagripanti, who will conduct the opera, to be performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and the Coro Ventidio Basso.

Another three talks are planned, all in the Sala della Repubblica of the Teatro Rossini: on Saturday 11th August an Introduction to Il barbiere di Siviglia, with Ilaria Narici, Yves Abel and Pier Luigi Pizzi; on Sunday 12th August An Introduction to Adina by Fabrizio Della Seta; on Thursday 16th August “La gran scena”, with Andrea Malnati.