Arena Opera Festival

Fly to Verona with Air Dolomiti

The partnership that brings together Air Dolomiti and Fondazione Arena di Verona is now consolidated over time and is the result of a shared and profound love for Italian music and culture.
Fondazione Arena has frequently accompanied Air Dolomiti in its most important moments such as the 25th anniversary celebration in 2016 and then the participation, in 2021, of the soprano Gilda Fiume in the evening organized at the Giusti Garden on the occasion of the Company’s 30th anniversary.

In 2021, despite the health crisis, Arena offered a show that symbolised the rebirth of the entire city. The direction proposed the use of innovative video projections, with over 400 m2 of LED walls, integrating new technologies with the tradition of historical installations: an aesthetic revolution that has protected artists and technicians, whilst still allowing for the grandeur of the show that has always been the public search in the Arena.

In 2023, on the occasion of the 100th edition, 44 evenings will be dedicated to the eternal operas of Bizet, Puccini and Verdi.


Below is the calendar of the scheduled works:
- Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, new production (16/17/25/29 June – 09/16/21/30 July – 02/13/18/23 August – 03/08 September)
- Carmen by Georges Bizet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli (23 June – 06 July - 11/24 August – 06 September)
- Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini, directed by Hugo de Ana (24/30 June – 13/22 July)
- Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi (01/07/20 July – 04 August)
- La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, directed by Franco Zeffirelli (08/14/27 July – 19/26 August - 09 September)
- Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi, directed by Gianfranco de Bosio (15/28 July – 03/17 August)
- Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Hugo De Ana (29 July – 05/10 August – 01 September)
- Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Franco Zeffirelli (12/25 August – 02/07 September)


Special evenings:
- 19 July, Roberto Bolle and Friends
- 23 July, Arena 100, Juan Diego Flórez in Opera
- 06 August, Arena 100, Plácido Domingo in Opera
- 20 August, Arena 100, Jonas Kaufmann in Opera
- 31 August, Teatro alla Scala in Arena


The Festival Programme is available on the Foundation's website and we invite you to consult it to find out all the details.

Just choose your favourite show and book your tickets for the Arena di Verona Opera Festival 2023 on the official website:


Photo courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona

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