The 32nd edition of the Accademia Rossiniana "Alberto Zedda", a permanent seminar on vocal and dramaturgical themes connected to Rossini's interpretation and the development of the Critical Edition, kicks off on Monday 19 October at 11.00 am at the Teatro Sperimentale. The Accademia Rossiniana, directed by the ROF Intendant Ernesto Palacio, offers lessons for vocal interpretation, musicology and acting, lectures on apposite subjects and master classes.
Alongside lessons and master classes held by Ernesto Palacio with the musical coordination of Rubén Sánchez-Vieco and the collaboration of Luca Canonici as vocal coach, the program includes speeches by the conductor Roberto Abbado, by the director Giampiero Solari, by the musicologist and orchestra conductor Marco Mencoboni, by the musicologists Federico Agostinelli and Daniele Carnini, by the physiatrist Frank Musarra and by the ear, nose and throat specialist Franco Fussi.
At the end of the courses, on Sunday 1 November at 8.30 pm at the Teatro Sperimentale, the usual Final Concert will be held. The students, accompanied at the piano by Rubén Sánchez-Vieco, will perform pages from Rossini opera repertoire.
The young talents of the Accademia Rossiniana "Alberto Zedda" will also perform Il viaggio a Reims, which will be staged at the Teatro Rossini on 26 and 28 November in the framework of the autumn session of the 41st edition of the Rossini Opera Festival.