Il viaggetto a Reims [A little trip to Reims] applications are open: an integrated operatic game for children from 6 to 10 years old organized by Elisabetta Tamburello, Massimo Buonanno, Lorenzo Piscopello and Marco Roveti. For Information: +39 339.7287126.
It will be held in the Sala della Repubblica of the Teatro Rossini on Saturday 17th, on Sunday 18th and on Tuesday 20 August during Il Viaggio a Reims performances. This activity consists of a musical and theatrical Laboratory, allowing children to take part – in a manner suggesting game – in the mechanisms involved in creating an opera production and to inter-act, together with their parents who will be in the theatre watching Il viaggio a Reims event), then they will listen together the First Act Finale, and later they will take part personally in the closing procession inside the theatre.
This initiative completes the complex work of caring for the young people that the Festival has been pursuing for years, together with the Accademia Rossiniana and Il viaggio a Reims (representing its conclusion), our courses introducing the young to opera (Crescendo per Rossini) in primary and secondary schools and at the University of Urbino, the productions staged outside the Festival's summer calendar (this year's February La cambiale di matrimonio and L'Italiana in Algeri for puppets in July), our collaborations with the Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino and the Conservatorio Rossini, and our practice of assisting young people and children to gain easy access to our productions.