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Famous pages from operas, at the Romanian Athenaeum, with the Italian Symphony Orchestra “Gioachino Rossini”


The program consists of famous arias from works composed by Gioachino Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Alfredo Catalani.

The orchestra, supported by the Italian Ministry of Culture, the Marche Region, the Pesaro City Hall and the Fano City Hall, is organizing “Symphony 3.0”, a national concert season in Italy.

Most of the concerts take place in the historic theaters of the Marche Region, the Rossini Theater in Pesaro and the Teatro della Fortuna in Fano. During the summer he organizes the “Symphony Pop” Festival in Fano, the “Xanitalia” Concerts in Pesaro and the “Il Belcanto ritrovato” Festival in different localities in the Marche Region. He initiated projects such as “La Scuola va a Teatro”, the “Giovani per la Musica” Festival and the “Giovani in Crescendo” Competition, for which he obtained the diploma of cultural excellence from the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. Of great artistic value is the presence of the Orchestra at over 20 editions of the Rossini Opera Festival. She is the principal conductor of the Teatro della Fortuna and has a regular presence in the lyric music season at the Teatro delle Muse in Ancona. The orchestra is conducted by Maestro Saul Salucci, and the artistic director and coordinator is Maestro Daniele Agiman.

conductor Daniele Agiman (photo) is one of the most active Italian conductors internationally. He is constantly invited to prestigious venues in South Korea and Japan. He has conducted in Argentina, South Africa, France, Germany, Romania, Switzerland, Georgia and Russia. In December 1992 he made his debut at the Konzerthaus in Vienna and the Brucknerhaus in Linz at the invitation of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. After the affirmation in the first edition of the “Mario Gusella” Contest (1st place, Pescara 1991), he was regularly invited by the most important Italian orchestras, in famous theaters. He dedicated himself especially to the promotion and capitalization of the productions of contemporary authors and of some Italian composers. Since 1999 he has been the head of the orchestra conducting department at the “G. Verdi ”from Milan. Since March 2007, he has been an honorary professor of conduct at Kurashiki Sakuyo University in Japan. He is currently a music consultant at the Taegu Theater (South Korea) and an artistic consultant for Italian opera at the Kyushu Opera Company (Japan). He also holds the position of principal conductor and artistic director of the Symphony Orchestra “G. Rossini ”.

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Soprano Emanuela Torresi (photo) studied in Perugia (2006) and Ravenna (2007). He attended the GB Pergolesi Conservatory in Fermo and Operastudio at the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome. In 2013 she debuted in the opera “Sister Angelica” by Puccini at the Tolentino Opera festival and in the lead role in “Il pianista disgraziato” by Giuseppe Lupis. Performs concert activity with orchestras and chamber ensembles. She was chosen by Francesco Micheli as a soloist for the “Incontra l’Opera” 2017 events at the Macerata Opera Festival. She won the “Anita Cerquetti” International Competition 2016 (2nd prize, audience prize and the Sanremo Symphony Orchestra Prize), “Benvenuto Franci” International Competition 2016 (3rd prize), “Luciano Neroni” Competition 2017 (1st prize) ), “Città di Montefano” Competition 2018 (1st prize).

Francesco Anile studied at the Conservatory “Francesco Cilea” in Reggio Calabria. Later, he perfected himself under the guidance of baritone Aldo Protti, in Cremona, and following the change of vocal from baritone to tenor, under the guidance of tenor Ottavio Taddei, in Florence. In 2001, at the Verdi Opera Festival in Parma, he attended advanced courses given by Renata Scotto and Maja Sunara. He was a finalist in prestigious national and international competitions. In 1999 he began his career on the stages of the most important theaters in Europe and in the world: Tokyo, Seoul, Zagreb National Opera, Ljubljana, Malta, Cairo, Daegu, Otzu, Yerevan, Städtisches Theater Chemnitz (Germany). He is present, in leading roles, on the posters of the most important theaters in Italy. In 2011 he made his debut at the Scala Theater in Milan in “Cavalleria Rusticana” and at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in “Manon Lescaut”.


Saturday, May 14, at 19.00, the Great Hall of the Romanian Athenaeum

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Time schedule

Gioachino Rossini
White Overture and Falliero

Gaetano Donizetti
Aria “Quel guardo il cavaliere” from the opera Don Pasquale

Umberto Giordano
Aria “A day in the blue space” by Andrea Chénier

Giuseppe Verdi
The duet “Already in the dense night” from the opera Otello
Overture Sicilian Vespers

Giacomo Puccini
The duet “Mario, Mario!” from the opera Tosca

Giuseppe Verdi
Overture The force of destiny
The aria “O tu che in seno agli angeli” from the opera Forţa destinului

Vincenzo Bellini
The aria “Col sorriso d’innocenza” from the opera Piratul

Ruggero Leoncavallo
Intermezzo from the opera Pagliacci
Aria “Vesti la giubba” from the opera Pagliacci

Alfredo Catalani
“Well, I’ll get away with it” from La Wally’s opera

Giacomo Puccini
The aria “O soave fanciulla” from the opera Boema

Concert organized in collaboration with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Institute of Culture in Bucharest, on the occasion of the end of the semester of the Italian presidency at the Council of Europe.

Tickets can be purchased:
– From the Ticket Office of the Romanian Athenaeum

– Online, accessing the website www.fge.org.ro – “Calendar” section. Once purchased tickets are only refundable under the conditions provided by law.

Access to the hall of the Romanian Athenaeum is allowed according to law.

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