Fourth “Concerto dal balcone di Casa Rossini”

10 August 2018
On Sunday 12th August at 7 p.m. the fourth of the five gatherings in the new cycle of Concerti dal balcone will take place, organized by the Pesaro Town Council’s Assessorato alla Bellezza and by the Rossini Opera Festival after an idea by Marco Mencoboni, in collaboration with Sistema Museo, Amat and the Fondazione Rossini.
The balcony of the composer’s birthplace will be the scene of vocal performances by some of the best pupils of the Accademia Rossiniana “Alberto Zedda”, a study seminar on modern belcanto interpretation which was held from 2nd to 16th July at the Teatro Sperimentale.
The singers of the second night will be the soprano Larisa Stefan, the mezzo-soprano Laura Verrecchia and the tenor Antonio Garés , accompanied at the piano by Elisa Cerri.  Larisa will sing the recitativo and aria “Ah voi condur volete… Ah donate il caro sposo” from Il signor Bruschino, Antonio Garés the Cavatina of Conte “Ecco, ridente in cielo” from Barbiere di Siviglia, then Laura Verrecchia will sing the Cavatina by Isabella “Cruda sorte!” from L’Italiana in Algeri.