The Rossini Opera Festival has announced it will go ahead at Pesaro from August 8 to August 20.
The orchestra will be placed in the stalls of the Teatro Rossini and the audience will be sat in boxes. Dmitry Korchak will conduct a new production of La cambiale di matrimonio, coproduced with the Royal Opera House Muscat where it will be staged in January 2021.
The last performance will be screened in the Piazza del Popolo and online. The Piazza will also host six recitals with orchestra featuring leading Rossini singers: Olga Peretyatko (August 9), Nicola Alaimo (August 10), Jessica Pratt (August 14), Juan Diego Flórez (August 16), the trio of buffo basses Alfonso Antoniozzi, Paolo Bordogna and Alessandro Corbelli (August 18), Karine Deshayes (August 19).