The charming seaside town of Pesaro located on the Adriatic coast of Le Marche, a region between sea and mountains, celebrates Gioachino Rossini his prodigy every summer. The Rossini Festival in Pesaro is not only one of the biggest festivals in the world but it has allowed an impressive number of rediscoveries of the works of the opera master.
The programming for the 41st edition is extremely rare thanks to the distributions featuring the greatest Rossinese singers. The breathtaking Karine Deshayes (true incarnation of the soprano Falcon) plays Queen Elisabeth against the solid Sergey Romanovsky in Elisabetta Regina by Inghilterra with also Olga Peretyatko. The admirable basses Roberto Tagliavini and Erwin Schrott compete in Moïse et Pharaon, a great French opera. Finally, laughter is invited in La cambiale di matrimonio with Carlo Lepore. As an ultimate tribute to the Master of Pesaro, Juan Diego Flórez the greatest tenor offers a unique recital of Rossini’s operatic arias.
To enhance your stay in the most beautiful way, a guided tour of Pesaro of your choice is offered on various themes such as Villa “Imperial” or the Rossinian route to Pesaro (Casa Natale, Rossini Conservatory, “Museo Nazionale Rossini”) .
For all lovers of Rossini and Italian music, the Pesaro Festival is above all a necessity.