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María José Siri brings Aida in the greatest theatres of the world

INTERVIEW – The famous Uruguayan soprano, a long time resident of Verona, returns to the Arena for the 95th Opera

Daniel Oren, on the podium of the greatest theaters in the world

After debuting in the United States, his reputation also consolidated in Italy. He’s regular guest in Paris, at the Royal

Saimir Pirgu: «Only the very best artists for Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony»

INTERVIEW –  Mr. Pirgu has already performed in the Arena in Don Giovanni and Rigoletto, while this year he is

Annalisa Stroppa: from the Arena of Verona to Bregenz via La Scala

INTERVIEW – «The Arena of Verona is an artistic and cultural patrimony appreciated all over the world, an open air

In 1937 Giuseppe Lugo performed in Tosca in the Arena of Verona

Giuseppe Lugo was born on the 18th of June 1899 in San Giorgio in Salici (Verona). Later in his life

Singers, musicians, background actors a choir and a sound designer

Since 2010 there has been a sound installation in the Arena of Verona that enhances sound without altering its characteristics

Callas and Tebaldi, 70 years ago the divine rivals at Arena of Verona

In the summer of 1947 Renata Tebaldi debuted in the Arena of Verona with Gounot’s Faust, and Maria Callas debuted

Gianfranco Cecchele, the legend of a tenor from Veneto

INTERVIEW – Family first, a 48-years career, 444 performances of Aida, 10 times at the Arena. In Paris with Callas

The great baritone George Gagnidze is Nabucco at the Arena of Verona

INTERVIEW – The Georgian baritone, who will inaugurate the 95th edition of the Arena of Verona Festival as Nabucco on

Leo Nucci, the most praised Rigoletto ever

INTERVIEW – a 51 year long career, 40 years from the debut in the Arena and 40 from the debut

Norma by Bellini and Csilla Boross’s first time in Verona

INTERVIEW– The Hungarian Soprano in Verona for one of the final shows of the season: « Verona’s setting has put together

Voice and singing: when the musical instrument is within ourselves

The most fascinating “musical instrument” finds its glorification in Opera. Opera is possibly the most complete type of performance. The

Just once at the Arena

When the first time is also the only time: here are the operas that were only performed during a single

Zeffirelli, a twenty year old love story

The Maestro, who is originally from Tuscany, has made a great contribution to the set design and the direction of

The Don Carlo of 1969. The Arena at the centre of the world

An exceptional cast on stage with the young Spanish tenor Plàcido Domingo playing the main role of Carlo. Despite his

In Verona, a prestigious Academy for Opera

The Verona Accademia per l’Opera italiana (VAO) is a Centre for highest of  specialisation, that promotes and organises graduate master programmes, in “opera

The Verona Arena is part of the history of cinema

The era of the blockbusters starts with Fabiola (1949) by Alessandro Blasetti, in which the amphitheatre becomes the Colosseum. Then, Spartacus,

Aya Wakizono, technical skills and self-discipline for a passionate Romeo

INTERVIEW – The Japanese mezzosoprano on the stage of the Filarmonico for the Opera The Capulets and the Montagues of Vincenzo

New York–Verona: from Maria Callas’s birthplace to the Myth

“She was almost immortal, an embodiment of the art of opera, and was for singing what Toscanini was for conducting”: