Arena Di Verona Opera Festival

The Verona Arena (Arena di Verona) is a Roman amphitheatre in Verona, Italy, which is famous for the opera performances given there. It is one of the best preserved structures of its kind. The building was built in AD 30 on a site which at the time was outside of the city walls. The ludii(shows and games) staged there were so famous that spectators came from many other places.

The amphitheatre could host more than 30,000 spectators. The round facade was originally in white and pink limestone from Valpolicella, but after a major earthquake in 1117, which almost completely destroyed the outer ring, except the so-called “Ala”, the Arena was used as a quarry for other buildings. The first interventions to recover its functionality as a theatre were started during the Renaissance. Thanks to its outstanding acoustics, the building lends itself to musical performances, the practice of which began in 1913. At the present time, four productions are mounted each year between June and August.

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June 2018

Date Show Title Time
22/06/2018 Carmen 21:00 Make Enquiry
23/06/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
28/06/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
29/06/2018 Carmen 21:00 Make Enquiry
30/06/2018 Turandot 21:00 Make Enquiry

July 2018

Date Show Title Time
5/07/2018 Turandot 21:00 Make Enquiry
6/07/2018 Carmen 21:00 Make Enquiry
7/07/2018 Nabucco 21:00 Make Enquiry
8/07/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
10/07/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
11/07/2018 Carmen 21:00 Make Enquiry
12/07/2018 Nabucco 21:00 Make Enquiry
13/07/2018 Turandot 21:00 Make Enquiry
14/07/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
15/07/2018 Carmen 21:00 Make Enquiry
17/07/2018 Carmen 21:00 Make Enquiry
18/07/2018 Turandot 21:00 Make Enquiry
19/07/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
20/07/2018 Nabucco 21:00 Make Enquiry
21/07/2018 Carmen 21:00 Make Enquiry
22/07/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
26/07/2018 Turandot 21:00 Make Enquiry
27/07/2018 Aida 21:00 Make Enquiry
28/07/2018 Nabucco 21:00 Make Enquiry

August 2018

Date Show Title Time
2/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry
3/08/2018 Carmen 20:45 Make Enquiry
4/08/2018 Il Barbiere di Siviglia 20:45 Make Enquiry
5/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry
7/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry
8/08/2018 Il Barbiere di Siviglia 20:45 Make Enquiry
9/08/2018 Carmen 20:45 Make Enquiry
10/08/2018 Nabucco 20:45 Make Enquiry
11/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry
12/08/2018 Carmen 20:45 Make Enquiry
14/08/2018 Il Barbiere di Siviglia 20:45 Make Enquiry
15/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry
16/08/2018 Carmen 20:45 Make Enquiry
17/08/2018 Il Barbiere di Siviglia 20:45 Make Enquiry
18/08/2018 Nabucco 20:45 Make Enquiry
19/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry
22/08/2018 Carmen 20:45 Make Enquiry
23/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry
24/08/2018 Il Barbiere di Siviglia 20:45 Make Enquiry
25/08/2018 Carmen 20:45 Make Enquiry
26/08/2018 Aida 20:45 Make Enquiry