Calendar of events: schedule and tickets for operas, concerts, art exhibits & more

La Fenice Venice Opera Theater

La Fenice Venice Opera Theater

OPERA, BALLET & CONCERT SEASON
La Fenice Theatre was inaugurated in 1792, and became, right from the start, the official theatre of Venice. In the 19th century, many famous operas premiered in this theater.

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Rome Opera Theater

Rome Opera Theater

OPERA, BALLET & CONCERT SEASON
The Rome Opera Theater or Teatro dell’Opera di Roma was inaugurated on November 27, 1880. The first performance was “Semiramide”, by Gioacchino Rossini. The name of the theater, Teatro Costanzi, comes from Domenico Costanzi, the contractor who built it.

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The Venice Carnival

The Venice Carnival

VENICE, CARNIVAL, MAGIC!
Venice is a magical city, and at no time is this more true than during the two weeks leading up to Mardi Gras, when the historical city celebrates the Carnival of Venice, a tradition first recorded over 700 years ago. Ordinary Venice is exciting, but Venice during the Carnival is spellbinding, with a historically rich mixture of performance and dining, and, of course, the magnificent costumes, including the extravagant masks for which Venice is so famous.

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La Scala Opera Theater Milano

La Scala Opera Theater Milano

OPERA, BALLET & CONCERT SEASON
Also known as La Scala, the Teatro alla Scala was inaugurated on August 3,1778 and was originally known as the Nuovo Regio Ducale Teatro alla Scala (New Royal-Ducal Theatre alla Scala). The premiere opera was Antonio Salieri’s Europa riconosciuta.

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Teatro Massimo Palermo Opera Theater

Teatro Massimo Palermo Opera Theater

OPERA, BALLET & CONCERT SEASON
This opera house was dedicated to King Victor Emanuel II and is the largest in Italy. Italian architect Giovan Battista Filippo Basile designed and oversaw the construction in 1864. What inspired Basile was ancient and classical Sicilian architecture, so the exterior is reminiscent of the Greek temples at Selinunte and Agrigento.

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Ravello Music Festivals

Ravello Music Festivals

CONCERT SEASON
Ravello Music Festivals
Tickets and Calendar of Events for the Ravello Festival and the Ravello Concert Society
 

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The Puccini Opera Festival

The Puccini Opera Festival

SUMMER OPERA FESTIVAL
The Puccini Festival, Torre del Lago
Tickets & Calendar of Events
This opera festival takes place every summer in Torre del Lago, the home town of Giacomo Puccini. Torre del Lago lies between the Lake of Massaciuccoli and the Tyrrhenian Sea, 4 kilometers far from the magnificent beaches of Viareggio on the Tuscan Riviera, 18 kilometers from Lucca and Pisa. The Festival welcomes about 40.000 spectators every year to its open-air theatre, just a few steps from the Villa Mausoleum where Giacomo Puccini lived and worked.

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Stresa Music Festival

Stresa Music Festival

MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Stresa Music Festival was inaugurated in 1962 and is part of the European Festivals Association. The events take place in various venues

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