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Giuliano Castellani
Giuliano Castellani
Rue de la Carrière 30
CH - 1700 Friburgo
+41 26 424 11 80

Biographical note

Musicologist and musician, Giuliano Castellani studied at the University of Fribourg and was later invited by the Faculty of Music of the University of Cambridge (UK) to work there as visiting scholar. He is the author of numerous papers about Rossini, Verdi, Viotti, Boccherini and about the Italian opera in Paris in the 19th century, and published the first monograph about Ferdinando Paer in Italian. He published the critical edition of Paer’s opera Agnese, and promoted in 2008 its first modern premiere directed by Diego Fasolis at the RSI Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana in Lugano.

Ferdinando Paer
Parma, 1 July 1771 Paris, 3 May 1839
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