A visit to the Arena di Verona can be the experience of a lifetime for opera lovers and newcomers alike. The massive ancient Roman structure, warmed by the Italian sun, comes alight on summer evenings, resonating with the rich sounds of grand opera at its biggest and most extrovert, and illuminated by the gentle glow of the candles handed to audience members as they enter as much as by the vivid stage lights.
Not only do German cities offer up oft-idyllic celebration settings, but each market brings its own special take on the beloved tradition. We invite you to explore a few favorites across five cities.
One of the most recognizable structures on the planet now offers a unique experience of classical music. The Eiffel Tower presents a series of concerts 57 meters above the ground! Soaring above...
Arias and elephants, grand scale, grand opera – everything about the Arena di Verona speaks of spectacle and exuberant excess. The 2016 season provides a particularly special occasion, reviving the vast 1913 production than inaugurated the Arena as an operatic landmark.
Chopin´s music would be the best soundtrack for your visit to the Polish capital as he is righteously the most renowned Varsovian, who grew up and matured in this city...
Celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary Leonard Bernstein with performances in the world's best concert halls.
As summer comes to an end, step forward into a crisp autumn with the fantastic new 2017-2018 season at the world's best concert halls and opera houses. Discover impressive concerts and performances offered across the classical music capitals for an unforgettable experience.
Search for the soundtrack of the Italian summer and you will surely find opera. Journey through the stunning landscape and architecture of Italy this summer to experience the legendary works of Italian composers.
Refresh yourself after a hot summer's day in Spain by experiencing the magical nights of music. From open-air festivals to intimate flamenco performances, enjoy classical and traditional concerts the perfect way with cool summer nights in the treasured venues of Spain.
As high-caliber performances begin at sunset, audience members light up candles as a traditional gesture. Magical is an understatement for this internationally treasured venue.