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MACERATA OPERA FESTIVAL 2022

From 19 July to 21 August

Tosca, Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Pagliacci are the three opera titles chosen by the new Artistic Director, Paolo Pinamonti. A new addition to the festival is a series of symphonic concerts conducted by some of the foremost conductors of our time and celebrating in particular Beethoven’s music.

The Sferisterio wall will be a big screen for a selection of films featuring Charlie Chaplin, the Italian diva Lyda Borelli, and live soundtracks

TOSCA

22, 24, 29 and 31 July 2022
The new production of Tosca by Puccini directed by Valentina Carrasco. (more...)

THE CIRCUS - PAGLIACCI

5, 7 and 11 August 2022
Cinema and opera for 3 unique evenings (more...)

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

12, 14, 19 and 21 August 2022
The comic masterpiece by Gioachino Rossini will be staged at the Sferisterio arena with a new production, which will be chosen through an international competition for direction, scenes and costumes reserved for artists who are under 35, in collaboration with Opera Europa and Rossini Opera Festival. (more...)

RAPSODIA SATANICA

23 July 2022
A night dedicated to Mascagni, who composed the soundtrack for the film Rapsodia satanica, a masterpiece of silent Italian cinema (more...)

ZUBIN MEHTA

19 July 2022
The festival will open with the performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No 9, with the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra and Chorus and conductor Zubin Mehta (more...)

MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG

21 July 2022
The Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia conducted by Myung-Whun Chung will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No 6 (“Pastoral”) and No 9 (more...)

DONATO RENZETTI

30 July 2022
The new Musical Director Donato Renzetti will conduct the Filarmonica Gioachino Rossini in a concert celebrating John Williams, the film composer known especially for his Star Wars soundtrack (more...)

JAN LISIECKI

4 and 6 August 2022
Beethoven’s piano concertos will be performed by award winning pianist Jan Lisiecki, whose brilliant career has taken him to concert halls and festivals all over the world (more...)

TOQUINHO

13 August 2022
Arena Sferisterio will host a concert celebrating Brazilian music with one of Brazil’s most iconic guitarists, Toquinho, who will perform with his band over 50 years of hits (more...)

FUEGO

20 agosto 2022
Spettacolo di danza liberamente ispirato a El amor brujo di Manuel de Falla. (more...)

International training course for young orchestra conductors for opera and young opera singers

From 4 to 11 August 2022, at the Lauro Rossi theatre in Macerata

The training course will take place from 4 to 11 August 2022, at the Lauro Rossi theatre in Macerata, held by Maestro Donato Renzetti in collaboration with the Gioacchino Rossini Philarmonic.
The training course will be based on preparing Act 1 from La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini and Scene 1, Act 2, from La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, both in piano rehearsals and in orchestra rehearsals.
Upon completion of the programme, trainees will take part in a public concert based on the two texts above (performed fully or partially). Donato Renzetti will select the trainees who will perform in the concert.

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