Macerata Opera festival closes with almost 1.3 million receipts and 35 thousand spectators

Results in line with pre-Covid editions. New sold-out for the fourth and last replica of the ‘Barber of Seville’ on Sunday 21 August

Closes with takings And attendance
in line with pre-Covid editions the 58th Macerata Opera Festival, signed by the superintendent Luciano Messi and the artistic director Paolo Pinamonti. THE tickets separated overall for the Macerata review, including the opening at the end of May-beginning of June dedicated to families (the Macerata Opera Family with three shows staged at the Sferisterio and at the Teatro Lauro Rossi) were 35 thousand. There were 37 thousand in 2019 and 34 thousand in 2018. The total collection is close to one 1 million and 300 thousand euros for a program that included ‘Tosca‘by Giacomo Puccini (directed by Valentina Carrasco, conducted by Donato Renzetti),’clowns‘by Ruggero Leoncavallo (directed by Alessandro Talevi and Timothy Brock on the podium) and’The Barber of Seville‘by Gioachino Rossini (directed by Daniele Menghini, director Alessandro Bonato), alongside some symphonic concertsnovelty of the 58th edition, which they saw on the podium Zubin Mehta, Myung-Whun Chung and Jan Lisiecki (in the double role of pianist and conductor).

The fifth weekend of the Festival, moreover, with the two performances of the ‘Barber of Seville’ and the flamenco show ‘Fuego‘saw the presence of over 6 thousand spectators. Over the weekend, a new sold out was reached for the fourth and final replica of ‘Barbiere’ (21 August), “a production that represented a real winning programming challenge, well received by the local public and by tourists who found in the festival and in Macerata an unmissable stop on their August tour in the Marche “, we read in the note of the event.

The Macerata Opera Festival is organized by the Arena Sferisterio Association with the Municipality and Province of Macerata, the Ministry of Culture, the Marche Region, the Sferisterio Civil Society, the Marche Chamber of Commerce and a group of private individuals including Banco Marchigiano (Major Sponsor), APM , Giessegi, MedStore and Sardellini Costruzioni (Top Sponsor) and the Hundred Patrons, individuals, companies and associations that support the festival through Art Bonus, based on the model of those who founded the monumental building in 1829.