Arena di Verona - The 100th Opera Festival

Famous as the location for Shakespeare’s tale of the young lovers Romeo and Juliet, Verona also stages the summer highlight of the Italian Opera festival calendar in the splendid Roman Arena, built in the 1st century AD to accommodate 20,000 spectators and used for opera since the 19th century. Located in the Piazza Bra in the heart of the ancient city on the river Adige, the Arena di Verona provides a huge performance space, the stage erected in it every summer is the biggest in the world.  The configuration for Opera accommodates an audience of up to 16,000 people.  The first Opera season opened on 10 August 1913 in commemoration of the centenary of Verdi’s birth and many famous singers have been discovered there, including Maria Callas and Placido Domingo.

Arena di Verona - 16 June - 09 Spetember 2023

Verona’s internationally renowned Opera Festival is known internationally as one of the most spectacular in the world.  Each year, operas are magnificently staged in the awe-inspiring ancient Roman amphitheatre known as the Arena di Verona.  

 

4-Night, Escorted  Tour to the 2023 Opera Festival - on sale now

Travel with a group of like-minded people and enjoy two magnificent productions staged at Verona’s famous Arena di Verona on our 2023 Opera Tour. Explore the enthralling city of Romeo and Juliet and take a journey by boat across stunning Lake Garda. Verona’s internationally renowned Opera Festival is known internationally as one of the most spectacular in the world.  Each year, operas are magnificently staged in the awe-inspiring ancient Roman amphitheatre known as the Arena di Verona.  The festival has previously hosted some of the world’s greatest opera singers.

A once in a lifetime Operatic thrill. You will need to book early. 

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Tailor-Made Travel to the Arena di Verona Opera Festival

Choose your travel date and performance of choice and let us do all the work for you. We will accommodate what you want to do in whatever way you want to do it creating your tailor-made travel itinerary, including flight, hotel accommodation and opera tickets.

Performance Schedule 2023 

 

June

July

August

September

Carmen 

23

06 11 06
Aida 16,17,25,26 09,16,21,30 02,13,18,23 03,08
Il Barbiere di Siviglia 24,30 13,22 n/a n/a
Rigolettot n/a 01,07,20 04 n/a
La Traviata  n/a 08,14,27 19,26 09

Roberto Bolle and Friends

n/a 19 n/a n/a
Juan Diego Florez in Opera - Arena 100 n/a 23 n/a n/a
Nabucco n/a 15,28 03,17 n/a
Tosca n/a 29 05,10 01
Placido Domingo in Opera - Arena 100 n/a n/a 06 n/a
Jonas Kaufmann in Opera - Arena 100 n/a n/a 20 n/a
Teatro alla Scala in Arena di Opera n/a n/a 31 n/a
Madama Butterfly n/a n/a 12,25 02,07

 

Ticket Categories and Prices for Individuals

 
 

 

 

16.06-17.06 Premiere AIDA

Wednesday-Sunday (excluding special events)

19.07 Bolle

31.08

La Scala

2307 Florez

06.08

Domingo

20.08 

Kaufmann

1st Sector Stalls Poltronissima Platinum

1st Sector Stalls

Poltronissima Gold

1st Sector Stalls

Poltronissima Silver

1st Sector Stalls

Poltronissima

2nd Sector Stalls

Poltrona

1 Settore Verdi

2 Settore Puccini

3 Settore Rossini

4 Settore Gradinata Numerata - numbered seats on teh steps

5 Settore Gradinata Numerata - numbered seats on the steps

6 Settore Gradinata Numerata - numbered seats on the steps right and left

 

Please note that all tickets for the Verona Opera Festival are sold on a request basis. 

Call 01 888 7820 or email reservations@institutefor culturetravel.ie