ROF Rossini Opera Festival

Preliminary Programme

XXX Edition – 9-20 August 2009

Adriatic Arena
9, 12, 15, 18 August 2009, at 8 pm
Dramma per musica in due atti by Andrea Leone Tottola
Critical Edition Fondazione Rossini / Universal Music Publishing Ricordi,
edited by Helen Greenwald and Kathleen Kuzmick Hansell. Edition for Paris, 1826
Settings and Costumes CRISTIAN […]

Raphael and Urbino: the exhibit

The exhibition Raphael and Urbino: formative years and ties with his home town will open on April 4th. Now the official page has an English version!

Urbino was more than just Raphael’s city of birth; it had a profound influence on his development as an artist and remained an essential reference point for him throughout […]

Raffaello e Urbino

This morning the exhibit Raffaello e Urbino was presented at the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino.
Urbino is Raphael’s hometown and his art is strongly determined by his town, his father Giovanni Santi and the cultural and artistic environment he grew in.
Together with paintings of Giovanni Santi and more painters that worked in Urbino during the […]

Ornatissimo Codice – Federico da Montefeltro Library

I visited the Ornatissimo Codice exhibit (in Urbino Ducal Palace until July 27th 2008, read the previous post for more info), the books are really impressive but, of course, I could not take photos…
What I could photograph is the permanent new multimedia exhibit of the Federico da Montefeltro Library. When you enter the Ducal […]

Ornatissimo codice: the Dukes of Urbino Library

350 years after the relocation of the Dukes of Urbino Library to the Vatican Apostolic Library, the Soprintendenza per il Patrimonio Storico Artistico ed Etnoantropologico of Le Marche, promotes the first return of 15 volumes belonging to the library of Federico da Montefeltro to its original location. The whole collection was moved to Rome’s […]