Anna Netrebko & Aigul Akhmetshina Lead Arena di Verona’s 2024 Season

The Arena di Verona has announced its 2024 season which will be dedicated to Puccini. The season will open with Puccini’s “Turandot” in Franco Zeffirelli’s production. Performance Dates: June 8-29, 2024 Verdi’s “Aida“ will be revived in Stefano Poda’s production. Performance Dates: June 14- August 1, 2024 Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” will be revived in Hugo de Ana’s staging. Performance {…}

Arena di Verona Announces Placido Domingo’s Gala Program

The Arena di Verona has announced details for Placido Domingo’s gala on August 6, 2023. The concert will showcase Domingo alongside Giulia Mazzola, Jessica Pratt, Daria Rybak, Mariangela Sicilia, Yusif Eyvazov, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, and Michele Pertusi. Francesco Ivan Ciampa conducts. The program will feature works by Leoncavallo, Francesco Cilea, Umberto Giordano, Giuseppe Verdi, Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, Gerónimo Giménez, Leonard Bernstein, Franz Léhar, Giacomo Puccini, and Pablo Sorozábal. The gala {…}

Arena di Verona Announces Jonas Kaufmann’s Program

The Arena di Verona has announced the program for Jonas Kaufmann’s gala performance on August 20, 2023. The program will showcase Kaufmann alongside frequent collaborators Sonya Yoncheva and Ludovic Tezier. Jochen Rieder conducts the evening. The concert will include excerpts from Puccini’s “Tosca,” Verdi’s “Otello,” Giordano’s “Andrea Chenier,” Lehar’s “Giuditta” Bizet’s “Carmen, “Leoncavallo’s “Mattinata” Curtis’ “Non ti scordar di me,” {…}