On Monday 16th July at 8.00 p.m. the traditional closing concert at the Teatro Sperimentale will bring the XXX Accademia Rossiniana “Alberto Zedda” to an end. The Academy is named after the Milanese maestro who has directed the Accademia since its foundation in 1989.
The 2018 edition of the Accademia, directed by Ernesto Palacio, featured 19 fully effective pupils, Onto the stage of the Teatro Sperimentale will step the sopranos Maria Laura Iacobellis (Italy), Lusine Makaryan (Armenia), Milla Mihova (Bulgaria), Claudia Muschio (Italy), Aleksandra Sennikova (Ucraina) e Larisa Stefan (Romania); the mezzo-sopranos Anastasia Medvevdeva (Russia) e Laura Verrecchia (Italy); the tenors Manuel Amati (Italy), Antonio Garés (Spain), Anatoliy Pogrebnyy (Ucraina) e Shanul Sharma (Australia); the baritones Pablo Gálvez (Spain), Igor Onishchenko (Ucraina), Carles Pachón (Spain), Alejandro Sánchez (Perù) e Petr Sokolov (Russia); the bass Nicolò Donini (Italy). To these will be added the Russian mezzo-soprano Maria Barakova, who has followed the lessons of the Accademia as part of the programme of student grants organized by the Italian embassy in Moscow.
The programme of the concert will obviously feature pieces by Rossini, accompanied at the pianoforte by Rubén Sánchez-Vieco, who is also the Accademia’s Coordinatore musicale.
Tickets (priced 10 euros each) will be on sale on the day of the concert at the Teatro Rossini at the following times: 10-12 a.m.; 4.00-6.30 p.m. and from 7.00 p.m. at the Teatro Sperimentale (information: 0721.3800294).
The pupils of the Accademia Rossiniana will also take part in Il viaggio a Reims, which will be staged at the Teatro Rossini on the 15th and 17th August, all of these performances being part of the Festival Giovane of the XXXIX edition of the Rossini Opera Festival.