New arrangements at the ROF 2016

27 May 2015

The Adminstrative Council of the Rossini Opera Festival, having noted the decision of maestro Alberto Zedda not to present again his candidacy at the conclusion of his long and brilliant career as Artistic Director of the event, which will come to an end on the 31st December next, and once certified the availability of the maestro to continue his activities in the formation and promotion of talented young artists in the bel canto repertoire, has invited him to continue his relations with the Festival in the future, keeping the directorship of the Accademia Rossiniana, so closely connected with his name.

At the same time, as from 1st January 2016, it is foreseen that the role of Artistic Director of the Rossini Opera Festival will be taken over by Maestro Ernesto Palacio, one of the world’s leading experts in Rossini singing.