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Aida, © Photo: Brenzoni | Courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona
in Classical Venues, Classical World, Music Destinations

Visit the Arena di Verona for the operatic experience of a lifetime

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.

07 Feb 2020
Arena di Verona, © Photo: Ennevi | Courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona
in Classical Venues, Music Destinations

Arena di Verona Opera Festival

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.

13 Jun 2018
Alhambra of Granada © Commons
in Classical World, Music Destinations

Nights in the Gardens of Spain

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.

03 Jul 2017
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