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 2019

Date Show Title Show Type Time
21/6/19 La Traviata Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
22/6/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
27/6/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
28/6/19 La Traviata Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
29/6/19 Il Trovatore Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry

July 2019

Date Show Title Show Type Time
4/7/19 Il Trovatore Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
5/7/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
6/7/19 Carmen Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
7/7/19 Il Trovatore Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
9/7/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
10/7/19 Carmen Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
11/7/19 La Traviata Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
12/7/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
13/7/19 Carmen Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
16/7/19 Roberto Bolle and Friends Ballet 21:15 Make Enquiry
18/7/19 Carmen Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
19/7/19 La Traviata Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
20/7/19 Il Trovatore Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
21/7/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
23/7/19 Carmen Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
24/7/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
25/7/19 La Traviata Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
26/7/19 Il Trovatore Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
27/7/19 Carmen Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry
28/7/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 21:00 Make Enquiry

August 2019

Date Show Title Show Type Time
1/8/19 La Traviata Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
2/8/19 Carmen Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
3/8/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
4/8/19 Plácido Domingo 50 Arena Anniversary Night Concert 20:45 Make Enquiry
8/8/19 La Traviata Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
9/8/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
10/8/19 Tosca Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
11/8/19 Carmina Burana Concert 21:45 Make Enquiry
16/8/19 Tosca Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
17/8/19 La Traviata Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
18/8/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
22/8/19 La Traviata Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
23/8/19 Tosca Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
24/8/19 Carmen Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
25/8/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
27/8/19 Carmen Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
28/8/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
29/8/19 Tosca Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
30/8/19 La Traviata Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
31/8/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry

September 2019

Date Show Title Show Type Time
3/9/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
4/9/19 Carmen Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
5/9/19 La Traviata Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
6/9/19 Tosca Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry
7/9/19 Aida Edizione Storica 1913 Opera 20:45 Make Enquiry