The Rossini Opera Festival and the Accademia Rossiniana continue to develope their international relations. After the auditions held in Moscow in mid-October in collaboration with the Young Artists Opera Program of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Maestro Ernesto Palacio, ROF Intendant and Director of the Accademia Rossiniana "Alberto Zedda", held a day of auditions at the List Hall of the New York Metropolitan Opera, organized in collaboration with the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, directed by Sophie Joyce. The collaboration was also confirmed for 2020.
The President of the ROF Daniele Vimini and the Intendant Palacio also met the Deputy Consul General of the Italian Consulate Silvia Limoncini and the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York Paolo Barlera, with whom contacts have been initiated regarding promotional initiatives of the Rossini Opera Festival to be implemented in 2020 in New York with the support of the two prestigious institutions.
"Americans" stressed President Vimini, deputy mayor of Pesaro, "are the seventh in the attendance of the and has always followed the event with constant loyalty. The Consulate and the Italian Cultural Institute have expressed great interest both for the Festival and its Academy, and for the Rossini Gourmet project, which next year will find space in the New York event of the Italian Cuisine Week in the world".