Verona Opera

Verona Opera

The romantic city of Verona is famous for its large, open piazzas, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and of course its grand Roman amphitheatre sat proudly in Piazza Bra. From June to September the arena is host to classic opera performances.

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    Verona

    Opera Schedule 2015

    The world renowned arena and annual opera festival are highly recommended for anyone staying on nearby Lake Garda. Book online or arrange with your Holiday Advisor in resort - prices are from £50 per person and include tickets as well as transport to and from your resort. If you're staying in Verona you can pre-book your ticket or book with your Holiday Advisor in resort.

    • Nabucco
      June: Fri 19th, Thu 25th
      July: Fri 3rd, Thu 9th, Wed 15th, Thu 23rd
      August: Thu 13th, Tues 18th, Sat 22nd, Wed 26th, Sat 29th
      September: Tues 1st, Sat 5th
    • Aida
      June: Sat 20th, Sat 27th
      July: Sun 5th, Tues 7th, Sun 12th, Sun 19th, Sat 25th, Fri 31st
      August: Sun 9th, Tues 11th, Sat 15th, Wed 19th, Sun 23rd, Thu 27th, Sun 30th
      September: Wed 2nd, Sun 6th
    • Tosca
      June: Fri 26th
      July: Sat 11th, Thu 16th
      August: Fri 14th
    • Don Giovanni
      July: Fri 10th, Thu 30th
      August: Wed 12th
    • Il Barbiere di Siviglia
      August: Fri 7th, Thu 20th
    • Romeo et Juliette
      September: Thu 3rd
    • Carmina Burana
      August: Tues 25th

    Timings

    All June and July performances begin at 9pm, all others at 8.45pm
    Please note: Dates, times and prices are subject to change. Additional gala performances may be booked locally subject to availability.

    Overview of Performances

    Nabucco

    An Italian language opera composed in 1841 by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera which is based on biblical stories from the Book of Jeremiah and the Book of Daniel. The opera was first performed at La Scala in Milan in 1842 and has a romantic and political plot.

    Aida

    A classic love triangle: Aida, a Nubian princess, is captured by an Egyptian captain, Radames. Aida is the story of three people who are forced to make difficult choices.

    Tosca

    A three-act opera by Giacomo Puccini based on Victorien Sardou's 1887 French language dramatic play, La Tosca. It’s a melodramatic piece set in Rome in the 1800s when the Kingom of Naples's control of Rome was threatened by Napoleon's invasion of Italy.

    Don Giovanni

    An opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. It’s a mixture of comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements.

    Il Barbiere di Siviglia

    'The Barber of Seville' is an opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini. It premiered in 1816 and is considered one of the greatest masterpieces of comedy within music.

    Romeo et Juliette

    The world's most famous tragedy, set in Verona itself. It follows two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths unite their feuding families.

    Carmina Burana

    Composed by Carl Orff in 1935-6, it's based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana.

    Verona Opera Seating Plan

    Click on the seating plan to view all prices for the Verona Opera.

    Seating Plan

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