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

Rome Opera Theater: Teatro Costanzi & Caracalla’s Baths

Rome Opera Theater: Calendar of Events
Opera di Roma: operas, concerts, ballet at Teatro Costanzi and Caracalla’s Baths.

Step into a world of unparalleled artistry and elegance at Rome’s most iconic cultural venues—Teatro Costanzi and the Baths of Caracalla. Cultural Italy is thrilled to present a curated calendar of events that showcases the best of Italian opera, ballet, and concerts.

Teatro dell’Opera di Roma: A Temple of Sound and Beauty
Teatro Costanzi, renowned as the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, stands as an emblem of Italian finesse and architectural grandeur. Designed by the acclaimed architect Achille Sfondrini and opened to the public in the late 19th century, it has since been a sanctuary for the melodic arts. With its unparalleled acoustics, each note is cradled and carried through the air, ensuring that attendees are enveloped in pure auditory bliss. The interior is a visual spectacle, boasting frescoes by Brugnoli that narrate tales as old as time, allowing patrons to bask in the glory of Italy’s artistic heritage.

Baths of Caracalla: An Amphitheater of History
The Baths of Caracalla offer an opera setting like no other, a place where the grandiosity of ancient Rome converges with the pinnacle of modern performance art. Envision the thrill of witnessing Aida’s triumphs and Turandot’s trials amid the sprawling ruins of the Roman Empire, under the canvas of a star-studded sky. This venue does not just host an event; it is the event, turning each performance into a historic spectacle that resonates with the echoes of millennia.

A Night at the Opera: A Cultural Italy Signature Experience
With Cultural Italy, a night at the opera transforms into an immersive narrative that aligns with your travel dreams. Whether you wish to indulge in a pre-opera gourmet meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant or desire a moonlit walk through Rome’s cobblestoned alleys post-performance, we make it happen. Our expertise lies in creating moments that linger long after the final curtain call. We believe in offering experiences that transcend the ordinary, inviting you to “Experience Italy like an Italian.” Our expert travel designers are at your service to weave a visit to the Rome Opera Theater (Teatro Costanzi) or the Baths of Caracalla into your personalized Roman adventure. Whether you’re an opera connoisseur or a newcomer to the enchanting world of classical performances, an evening at these iconic venues is destined to be a luminous highlight of your Italian journey.

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Giulio Cesare in Egitto – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Georg Friedrich Händel
October 13, 15, 17, 19, 21

I tre controtenori – Concert – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Georg Friedrich Händel, Antonio Vivaldi, Nicola Porpora, Christoph Willibald Gluck
October 20

Rossini Cards – Ballet – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Gioachino Rossini
October 28, 29, 30
November 2, 3, 4

Mefistofele – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Arrigo Boito
November 27, 29, 30
December 2, 3, 5

Bottega Fantastica – Ballet – Teatro Nazionale
Music by  Ottorino Respighi, Gioachino Rossini
December 7, 9, 10, 12, 12, 13, 13, 14, 14, 15, 15

Tosca – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Giacomo Puccini
December 9, 12, 14

The Nutcracker – Ballet – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
December 21, 22, 23, 23, 24, 27, 28, 28, 29, 30, 30, 31


Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
January 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

Riccardo Muti Chicago Symphony Orchestra – Concert – Teatro Costanzi
Conductor Riccardo Muti

January 29

Yellow & I died for love – Ballet – Teatro Nazionale
Choreography by Adriano Bolognino, Simone Repele, Sasha Riva
January 31
February 1, 2

Trittico ricomposto (Gianni Schicchi and L’heure espagnole) – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
February 7, 11, 13, 14, 16

Omer Meir Wellber – Concert – Teatro Costanzi
Conductor Omer Meir Wellber

February 10

Michele Mariotti – Concert – Teatro Costanzi
Conductor Michele Mariotti

February 20

Salome – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Richard Strauss
March 7, 10, 12, 14, 16

Roberto Abbado – Concert – Teatro Costanzi
Conductor Roberto Abbado

March 15

Playlist (Track 1, 2), Windgames, Women – Ballet – Teatro Costanzi
Choreography by William Forsythe, Patrick de Bana, Juliano Nunes
March 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29

Sonnambula – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Vincenzo Bellini
April 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17

Jenůfa – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Leoš Janáček
May 2, 4, 5, 7, 9

Michele Mariotti – Concert – Teatro Costanzi
Conductor Michele Mariotti

May 14

Othello – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
June 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12

Swan Lake – Ballet – Teatro Costanzi
Choreography by Beniamin Pech
June 19, 20, 21, 22, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27

The Sleeping Beauty – Ballet – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
September 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

Peter Grimes – Opera – Teatro Costanzi
Music by Benjamin Britten
October 11, 13, 15, 17, 19

L’ultimo viaggio di Sindbad – Opera – Teatro Nazionale
Music by Silvia Colasanti
October 16, 18, 20, 22, 23

Il rosso e il nero – Ballet – Teatro Costanzi
Music collage by Hector Berlioz
October 26, 27, 29, 30, 30, 31
November 2