Every summer the majestic Arena di Verona hosts shows, concerts, galas, ballets and, since 1913, one of the most important events: the Arena Opera Festival.

GALA | SERATA EVENTO

La Grande Opera Italiana Patrimonio dell'Umanità

Fondazione Arena di Verona Celebrates Opera Singing with an Extraordinary Gala

07

JUN

FESTIVAL 2024

Turandot

It is an operatic drama by Giacomo Puccini, set in imperial China. It tells the story of Turandot, a princess who poses deadly riddles to her suitors, and Calaf, a prince who accepts the challenge to conquer her, known for his famous aria “Nessun dorma.”

Direction and sets by Franco Zeffirelli

08

JUN

15

JUN

22

JUN

29

JUN

FESTIVAL 2024

Aida

Giuseppe Verdi talks about Egypt, talks about love and destiny. In 1871 the premiere of the play took place, it was a huge success. 149 years have passed and still today Aida continues to be one of the most famous and appreciated operas in the world.

Direction, sets, costumes, lights, choreography by Stefano Poda

14

JUN

20

JUN

23

JUN

28

JUN

07

JUL

11

JUL

21

JUL

26

JUL

01

AUG

13

AUG

18

AUG

23

AUG

03

SEP

08

SEP

FESTIVAL 2024

The Barber of Seville

It is one of the most important works by Gioachino Rossini based on the French comedy of the same name by Pierre Beaumarchais. It was Giovanni Paisiello in 1782 who was the first to stage the opera, enjoying great success.

“Gioachino Rossini’s ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’ at the 101st Arena di Verona Opera Festival

21

JUN

27

JUN

06

JUL

12

JUL

24

AUG

31

AUG

06

SEP

FESTIVAL 2024

Carmen

Against the backdrop of a breathtaking Seville, let yourself be enraptured by the eternal charm of Carmen, the rebellious gypsy who thus admonishes her suitors: «Si tu ne m’aimes pas, je t’aime/Si je t’aime, prends garde à toi!» (If you don’t love me, I love you/If I love you, watch out for yourself!)

Direction and sets by Franco Zeffirelli

05

JUL

13

JUL

20

JUL

25

JUL

03

AUG

08

AUG

17

AUG

23

AUG

07

SEP

FESTIVAL 2024

La Bohème

Opera by Giacomo Puccini narrates the life of a group of young bohemian artists in Paris in the 19th century. The story focuses on their love affairs, creative aspirations and the difficulties of urban life, offering a thrilling immersion in the bohemian life of the time.

Special project for the 101st Arena di Verona Opera Festival

19

JUL

27

JUL

FESTIVAL 2023

Nabucco

It is the third opera by Giuseppe Verdi and the one that will become his absolute success. Trumpets, trombones, horns, cymbals, harps and strings are just some of the instruments that determine the musicality of the work. Nabucco is a real journey through sound.

15

JUL

28

JUL

03

AUG

17

AUG

FESTIVAL 2023

Traviata

One of Giuseppe Verdi’s most famous works, it consists of three acts and is part of the so-called “popular trilogy”. Inspired by theatrical performance “The Lady of the Camellias”, was written in 1853 in just 40 days and was immediately a great success in all theaters of the world.

08

JUL

14

JUL

27

JUL

19

AUG

26

AUG

09

SEP

FESTIVAL 2023

Rigoletto

It is the title of one of the best known and most beautiful works by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi. The libretto is by Francesco Maria Piave: the story is based on Victor Hugo’s play Le Roi s’amuse (“The king enjoys himself”).

01

JUL

07

JUL

20

JUL

04

AUG

FESTIVAL 2024

Tosca

By Giacomo Puccini is one of the best known operas in the world, divided into 3 acts. La Tosca describes the story of two people in love (Tosca and Cavaradossi), set in the 1800s.

Direction, sets, costumes, lighting by Hugo De Ana

02

AUG

09

AUG

16

AUG

20

AUG

FESTIVAL 2024

Aida 1913

The 1913 re-enactment curated by Gianfranco de Bosio

10

AUG

18

AUG

22

AUG

29

AUG

05

SEP

FESTIVAL 2023

Madama Butterfly

It is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini. the protagonist is the young Japanese Cho-Cho-San. Cho-Cho-San is a Japanese term meaning Madama (San) Butterfly (Cho), in English Butterfly.

12

AUG

25

AUG

02

SEP

07

SEP

Roberto Bolle & Friends

Countless prizes, awards and roles played by the artist.
His precious contribution to the diffusion of dance and movement have made him one of the most famous and appreciated dancers of recent years.

23

JUL

24

JUL

Zorba il Greco

The ballet “Zorba the Greek” is a choreography inspired by the famous novel by Nikos Kazantzakis and the subsequent film adaptation. This immersive ballet captures the energy and passion of Greece through the language of movement, bringing Zorba’s story and his passionate, vibrant lifestyle to the stage through engaging dance and music.

Ballet in two acts at the Roman Theatre in Verona

27

AUG

28

AUG

IX Sinfonia
Opera - Arena 101

11

AUG

Plácido Domingo
Opera-Arena 101

21

AUG

Carmina Burana
Opera-Arena 101

01

SEP

Login