BY ROSOLINO MARTELLI

That magic encounter…

Renata Tebaldi arrived in San Marino almost by chance. The man who gradually introduced her to our society was our unforgettable friend Valentino Bertinotti, a strenuous and attentive enthusiast of Opera due to his own sensitivity and education, which he had absorbed since his early childhood from his family and the cultural panorama of the city of Rimini…

In remembrance of Renata: the Foundation

During the period of this friendship, we often asked ourselves what the future of Opera would be in the light of the situation at that time. What expectations could the bel canto arise in the following years?…

The Foundation, the Republic of San Marino and the community: the Competition

The fist edition of the Renata Tebaldi International Voice Competition took place in September 2005, with a longed for yet unexpected high number of participants from all over the world and an echo which was incredibly but concretely at an international level…