Arena di Verona takes the spotlight in June
The Verona Arena is once again the protagonist of the 2019 Opera Festival.
Each year the Arena renews its tradition of major productions, filling the season with the best operas on the international scene. This year brings exciting new projects to the Verona Arena.
The season begins in June. Have you booked your hotel to enjoy an evening at the Arena? Verona is just a half-hour drive from the Cangrande Hotel in Lazise!
The opening is scheduled for June 21, a social event that includes the participation of officials and VIPs from the world of culture and entertainment. The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, is also expected to participate this year.
On June 21, La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi will grace the stage of the Arena. With new staging by Franco Zeffirelli, the great opera director, the scenography of the performance has been completely redesigned. The second date for La Traviata is June 28, with additional shows planned for July and August.
On June 22 and 27, our attention turns to Giuseppe Verdi's Aida, a great classic and true symbol of the Arena productions. The exhibition is inspired by the first show in 1913, in the historic setting created by Gianfranco de Bosio. Additional performances are expected for July and August.
The Arena brings the month of June to a close with Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi, scheduled for June 29 with traditional staging by Franco Zeffirelli.