While waiting for the beginning of the Festival, with the premiere of the L’italiana in Algeri by Rossini, which will be on July 18 at 20.00 in the Aula Magna of the Conservatory, Ticino Musica organizes four conference-shows to introduce this opera: “Live the Opera of Ticino Musica! – Women, Adventures, sultans and the pursuit of happiness”, with Fabio Sartorelli (musicologist), Umberto Finazzi (musical director of the International Opera Studio “Silvio Varviso”) and Gabor Meszaros (artistic director of Ticino Musica), and with the participation of the Opera Studio Singers.
The quadruple appointment is scheduled for June 26that 19.00 p.m. in Giubiasco (Hotel La Tureta), for June 27that 14.30 in Lugano, Hotel Pestalozzi (in Italian and English), for June 29th in Room 4 of LAC at 10.45 and finally on July 12th at 20.00 in Ascona, Evangelical Center (in Italian and German).
Admission is 20 Fr.; reduced price of 15 Fr. CLUB RETE DUE members. For all events, admission of 10 Fr. for young people up to 25 years old.
For the members of the Circolo Amici di Ticino Musica the entrance is free. For those who enroll in the Circolo Amici di Ticino Musica during these events, the cost of the ticket will be deducted from the 2018 membership fee.