On Thursday 15th August at 7 p.m. the third of the four gatherings in the new cycle of Concerti dal balcone [balcony concerts] will take place, organized by the Pesaro Town Council’s Assessorato alla Bellezza and by the Rossini Opera Festival after an idea by Marco Mencoboni, in collaboration with Sistema Museo, Amat and the Fondazione Rossini.
The balcony of the composer’s birthplace will be the scene of vocal performances by some of the best pupils of the Accademia Rossiniana “Alberto Zedda”, a study seminar on modern belcanto interpretation which was held from 8th to 22nd July at Sperimentale Theatre in Pesaro.
The singers in this performance will be the soprano Claudia Urru, the mezzosopano Ulyana Biryukova, the tenor Daniel Umbelino and the bass Jenisbek Piyazov accompanied at the piano by Rubén Sánchez-Vieco. Daniel Umbelino will sing the Cavatina of Lindoro: “Languir per una bella” from Italiana in Algeri; Claudia Urru the Recitative and aria of Sofia “Ah voi condur volete … Ah donate il caro sposo” from Signor Bruschino. Ulyana Biryukova and Jenisbek Piyazov will offer the Duet Isabella – Mustafà. “Oh che muso, che figura” from Italiana in Algeri.
The young singers will also take part in Il viaggio a Reims, staged at ROF 2019 on the 18th and 20th of August at 11 am at Teatro Rossini. The last of the Concerti dal Balcone will be held on Sunday18th August at 7 pm.