Il viaggio a Reims, Gioacchino Rossini 2017-05, Filarmonico, Il viaggio a Reims (Photo Ennevi, Fondazione Arena)

Di vaghi raggi adorno, in ciel risplende il sole; sarà un sì ameno giorno propizio ai viaggiator. Alla felice sponda seguirli io pur vorrei; ma il fato non seconda i voti del mio cor. Il viaggio a Reims, Gioachino Rossini We

This year Madama Butterfly by Franco Zeffirelli (2004) is brought on stage for the fourth time. Five different versions have been performed in the history of the Arena: Beni Montresor (1978 e 1997), Giulio Chazalettes (1983), Renata Scotto (1987), Paolo Miccichè (1999) –

INTERVIEW – a 51 year long career, 40 years from the debut in the Arena and 40 from the debut at La Scala, 3000 performances, 72 roles – We reached in Munich the legendary baritone Leo Nucci, where he was

Animals in the Arena

Animals have always been the protagonists in the Arena and since 1913 are part of the work. It’s easy to see horses, dromedaries, donkeys, geese and cats on stage.

The opera created by Zuffi debuted in 1987 and charmed Federico Fellini: «It feels as if I had traveled on a spaceship to far away worlds of fantasy» – The return of the sci-fi direction of Aida by La Fura

Arena 2017 calendar Five Opera on programme for the 95th edition of the Opera Festival, which begins on June 23 and ends August 27: Nabucco (12 replies), Aida 1913 (9 replies), Aida 2013 (8 replies), Rigoletto (5 replies), Madama Butterfly

The list of artists and the dates of their performances. This year, the protagonists are Giuseppe Verdi with Aida, Nabucco, Rigoletto and Giacomo Puccini with Madama Butterfly and Tosca.   AIDA, Giuseppe Verdi, produzione 2013 (Arena 24 giugno / 23