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Nel fiero anelito di nuova guerra il suolo etiope si ridestò… i tuoi già invadono la nostra terra, io degli egizii duce sarò. Fra il suon, fra i plausi della vittoria, al re mi prostro, gli svelo il cor… sarai

Aida, Giuseppe Verdi 2017, Arena, Aida (Photo Ennevi, Fondazione Arena)

Since 2010 there has been a sound installation in the Arena of Verona that enhances sound without altering its characteristics – Since 2010 the Arena of Verona has a sound system called sound enhancement.  Mario Di Cola is the designer

Madama Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini 2017, Arena, Madama Butterfly (Photo Ennevi, Fondazione Arena)  

In the summer of 1947 Renata Tebaldi debuted in the Arena of Verona with Gounot’s Faust, and Maria Callas debuted with Ponchielli’s Gioconda. The rise of two great stars and a rivalry that is still thrills fans all over the

Sì, vendetta, tremenda vendetta, di quest’anima è solo desio… di punirti già l’ora s’affretta, che fatale per te tuonerà. Come fulmin scagliato da Dio, te colpire il buffone saprà. Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi We thank the Fondazione Arena for the kind

INTERVIEW – Family first, a 48-years career, 444 performances of Aida, 10 times at the Arena. In Paris with Callas for the last Norma of the Divina. This year he was awarded the Maria Callas special career prize, 70 years

REVIEW –The young soprano Monica Zanettin proved to be a great artist by giving a superb performance and by enchanting the public with her charisma – 1913’s Aida has been staged once again in the Arena of Verona in 2017.

At the Arena di Verona the opera was staged for the first time in 1928, returning for 15 more seasons to the present day with 10 different productions – On Saturday 1st July at 9:00 pm Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto returns

Un bel dì, vedremo levarsi un fil di fumo sull’estremo confin del mare. E poi la nave appare. Poi la nave bianca entra nel porto, romba il suo saluto. Vedi? È venuto! Io non gli scendo incontro. Io no. Mi

REVIEW – A sharing that cannot be done with a click but needs presence to exchange impressions, and the Arena is the perfect place. Puccini’s opera according to Zeffirelli’s direction is not a revolutionary interpretation, but an “original recipe” to

On Saturday 8th July at 9:00 pm, Madama Butterfly, a Japanese tragedy in three acts to music by Giacomo Puccini and with libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, returns to the Arena di Verona stage. The Puccini opera, staged

Sì, vendetta, tremenda vendetta di quest’anima è solo desio… Di punirti già l’ora s’affretta, che fatale per te suonerà. Come fulmin scagliato da Dio, il buffone colpirti saprà. Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi We thank the Fondazione Arena for the kind concession of the images.

Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi 2017, Arena, Rigoletto (Photo Ennevi, Fondazione Arena

Aida, Giuseppe Verdi 2017, Arena, Aida (Photo Ennevi, Fondazione Arena)

Nabucco, Giuseppe Verdi 2017, Arena, Nabucco (Photo Ennevi, Fondazione Arena)

Gloria all’ Egitto, ad Iside che il sacro suol protegge. Al Re che il Delta regge, inni festosi alziam! Gloria! Gloria! Gloria! Gloria al Re! Gloria gloria gloria! Inni alziam, inni alziam! Gloria gloria al Re! Inni festosi alziam! S’intrecci

Verona never had a tour dedicated exclusively to the Opera in the Arena and Assoguide, in collaboration with Opera Arena Magazine, in two weeks made it possible for tourists and local citizens to find out more about the city of