Adelaide di Borgogna on August 22, 2023 at the Rossini Opera Festival. The festival is known for its excellent productions of Rossini’s works and the Vitrifrigo Arena in Pesaro is an impressive venue that can provide a unique and unforgettable setting for opera.
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ADELAIDE DI BORGOGNA
Adelaide di Borgogna on August 22, 2023 • Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro
Our opera packages include two operas by Gioachino Rossini together with 3 nights of accommodation. Depending on your arrival and departure dates, you can combine your preferred operas together yourself.
- First performance: Adelaide di Borgogna on August 22nd
- Second performance: AURELIANO IN PALMIRA on August 21st or PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE on August 23rd
When making your booking request, please indicate which opera you would like to see as the second performance. You will then receive an individual travel proposal from us.
ADELAIDE DI BORGOGNA • Gioachino Rossini • from August 13th to 22th, 2023
Adelaide di Borgogna is an opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini . The libretto, by Giovanni Schmidt, is based on a historical drama by Antonio Salvioli. The opera premiered on December 27, 1817, at the Teatro Argentina in Rome.
The plot of Adelaide di Borgogna centers around the historical figure of Adelaide of Burgundy, who was the queen consort of King Otto I of Italy in the 10th century. The opera begins with Adelaide being accused of infidelity by her husband, who wants to divorce her and marry his mistress, Edburga. However, Adelaide is determined to clear her name and prove her innocence.
Adelaide’s supporters, including her brother, Berengar, and the Bishop of Como, conspire to help her. They bring in the young prince, Adelberto, who bears a striking resemblance to the king, and plan to use him to confuse Otto and his court. In a series of dramatic confrontations, Adelaide and her allies must outsmart Otto and Edburga to save her reputation and her marriage.
The music of Adelaide di Borgogna is typical of Rossini’s early operas, with arias, duets, and ensemble pieces that showcase the singers’ virtuosity and the composer’s gift for melody. The opera also features some impressive choral numbers, including a stirring finale in which the people of Italy rally behind Adelaide and her cause.
Adelaide di Borgogna is a historical drama with a strong female protagonist and themes of love, loyalty, and political intrigue. Although it is not as well-known as some of Rossini’s other works, it has been gaining in popularity in recent years and is a fascinating example of the composer’s early style.
All performances at the Rossini Opera Festival 2023
Adelaide di Borgogna • New production
Music drama in two acts by Giovanni Federico Schmidt
Conductor • FRANCESCO LANZILLOTTA
Director • ARNAUD BERNARD
Settings • ALESSANDRO CAMERA
Costumes • MARIA CARLA RICOTTI
Lighting designer • FIAMMETTA BALDISERRI
Ottone • VARDUHI ABRAHAMYAN
Adelaide • OLGA PERETYATKO
Berengario • RICCARDO FASSI
Adelberto • RENÉ BARBERA
Eurice • PAOLA LEOCI
Iroldo • VALERY MAKAROV
Ernesto • ALBERTO ROBERT
Doge • Antonio Garés
CORO DEL TEATRO VENTIDIO BASSO
Chorus Master • GIOVANNI FARINA
ORCHESTRA SINFONICA NAZIONALE DELLA RAI
Services and Prices
The essential package includes 2 tickets in the first category for two operas and 3 night-stay with breakfast in a hotel of your choice. To make you the right proposal with the different options for the Rossini Festival 2023 in Pesaro, we need your booking request.
Supplements for the Travel Package Rossini Opera Festival 2023
- Private guided tour of Rossini’s places in Pesaro, including tickets to Rossini House and Civico Museum
- Private guided visit in Urbino with tickets to the Ducal Palace of Urbino and a visit to the house where the painter Raphael was born