There were boos and cheers, but nowhere will you come closer to the real Rossini than Pesaro
In Pesaro, you can buy Rossini mugs, Rossini figurines, or Rossini baby clothes; you can buy scores or CDs or eat food cooked according to Rossini’s recipes. Swarms of holidaymakers crowd together beneath rented beach umbrellas at one end of town,
while clusters of Rossini scholars pore over the latest critical editions at the other.
Whether you want to burn yourself to a crisp on the Adriatic shore or hear the latest batch of fine young Rossini singers, Pesaro is the place. [...]