The second of the Incontri

10 August 2014

The second of the Incontri [lecture-meetings] organized during the Festival in collaboration with the Fondazione Rossini will take place on Tuesday 12th August at 11.30 a.m. in the Sala della Repubblica of the Teatro Rossini. In this conversation, Ilaria Narici, director of the critical editions of the Fondazione Rossini, Will Crutchfield, editor of the critical edition of the opera, which he himself will be conducting, and the stage director Mario Martone, will introduce the music of Aureliano in Palmira, which will be performed that same evening at the Teatro Rossini at 8.00 p.m.

Two further Incontri  are programmed: on Thursday 14th August Matteo Giuggioli, editor of the critical edition, will talk about the Sonate a Quattro [string quartets]; on Sunday 17th August Will Crutchfield will introduce a lecture-recital entitled Giovanni Battista Velluti, un virtuoso per Aureliano [Giovanni Battista Velluti, a virtuoso singer for Aureliano] with Giulia De Blasis and Aya Wakizono from the Accademia Rossiniana.