Macerata is a historic provincial capital in The Marches, not far from the Adriatic Coast. From July 20 to August 12, 2012 it hosts the Sferisterio Opera Festival. Performances include La Traviata, La Boheme, and Carmen. For more information consult http://www.sferisterio.it/?lang=en . Note, a lot the information has not been translated.
Gioacchino Rossini was born in the Adriatic coastal city of Pesaro, Marches. His birthplace is now a museum. And from August 10 to 23, 2012 the city hosts the Rossini Opera Festival. For more information consult http://www.rossinioperafestival.it/en/2/stagione-2012.html .
The town of Castelfidardo is world famous for its accordians. From September 13th to 23rd, 2012 it hosts the International Castelfidardo Accordion Festival . If you love accordians, this is the place. For more information consult http://www.festivalcastelfidardo.it/festival_october.php?page=october_festival&lingua=en and don't worry about the word october in the link.
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