Teatro dell’Opera di Roma Breaks Records for Summer Season

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Fabrizio Sansoni-Teatro dell’Opera di Roma)

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma ended its summer season with record numbers in its return to the Terme di Caracalla.

After two years away from the historical stage due to the pandemic, the company returned with 32 evenings of opera, ballet, and concerts. According to a press release, the company recorded 110,713 audience members, an uptick of 3.8 percent from when it recorded 106,692 spectators in 2019, the last time the company performed at the Terme di Caracalla.

According to the release, the opening night performance of “Carmen” on July 15 saw a record of audience members with 3,813 tickets sold for a total of 187 million Euros.

In total the season saw 76,9 percent of tickets sold versus 71.8 percent in 2019.

In a statement the Sindaco and President of the Fondazione Roberto Gualtieri said, “The return of of the Teatro dell’Opera to Caracalla is confirmed as a beloved event particularly for the Romans and turists, which is shown from the record ticket sales.”

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma returns to the Teatro Costanzi on Sept. 13 for “Serata Preljocaj.”