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101st Arena di Verona Festival | Institute for CultureTravel

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.


101st Arena di Verona | 08 June to  05 September 2024

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.  

Performances to be staged under the stars for 2024 include Turandot, Aida, In Barbiere si Siviglia, La Boheme, Carmen, Tosca, Roberto Bolle and Friends, IX Sinfonia, Placido Domingo Noche Espanola and Carmina Burana 

 

4-Night, Escorted  Tour to the 2024 Opera Festival - On Sale Soon

Travel with a group of like-minded people and enjoy two magnificent productions staged at Verona’s famous Arena di Verona on our 2024 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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100th Arena di Verona Opera Festival  08 June to 07 September 2024...