59th Festival dei Due Mondi (Festival of Two Worlds)
This year, Spoleto's Festival dei 2 Mondi is taking place from the 24th June to the 10th July, and has 17 days of great events in store, transforming the town into a stage that will be hosting operas, musical and theatrical performances, dance, exhibitions, film screenings as well as many special guests.
Now in its 59th edition, Spoleto's festival again confirms its original and prestigious nature as an important international appointment. A historic meeting point for different cultures, the festival today offers an established showcase for great artists as well as emerging talents and above all, is an unstoppable workshop for original productions.
In the wait for confirmation of the full line up, here is a taster of what's to come in the 2016 edition: the piece chosen to open the festival is "The Marriage of Figaro" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whilst the closing concert will see the Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia perform, conducted by Antonio Pappano, with Stefano Bollani on the piano and music by Schoenberg, Lehár and Gershwin.
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