The Fondazione Arena di Verona has announced its 2023 season, which will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Arena Opera Festival.
To celebrate the occasion, the festival will present 50 unique performances in less than three months.
The season will open with “Aïda” by Verdi in a new production.
Performance dates: June 16-Sept. 8, 2023
The staging of “Carmen” by Bizet by Franco Zeffirelli returns to the stage.
Performance dates: June 23-Sept. 6, 2023
Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” returns to the stage in Hugo de Ana’s production.
Performance dates: June 24-July 22, 2023
Verdi’s “Rigoletto” will be performed at the Verona Arena.
Performance dates: July 1-August 4, 2023
Verdi’s “La Traviata” will return in Franco Zeffirelli’s latest production for the Arena.
Performance dates: July 8-Sept. 9, 2023
Verdi’s “Nabucco” will be performed in Gianfranco de Bosio’s production.
Performance dates: July 15-August 17, 2023
Hugo de Ana’s production of Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ returns to the stage.
Performance dates: July 29-Sept. 1, 2023
Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will be performed in Franco Zeffirelli’s production.
Performance dates: Aug 12-Sept. 7, 2023
5 Extraordinary Evenings
Roberto Bolle and Friends will perform Danse sans frontières.
Performance date: July 19, 2023
Juan Diego Flórez will make his debut at the Arena di Verona.
Completion date: July 23, 2023
Plácido Domingo will return to the Arena in a special event dedicated to the legendary singer.
Performance date: August 6, 2023
Jonas Kaufmann returns to Verona for his second performance.
Performance date: August 20, 2023
The Teatro alla Scala gives a concert
Performance date: August 31, 2023
Casting will be announced in the coming months.