Baths of Caracalla: Rome Opera Summer Season 2018
Teatro dell'Opera in Rome holds its summer opera and ballet season at the ruins of the Baths of Caracalla (Terme di Caracalla), where you can enjoy opera under the stars in the open air. The opera and ballet performances for the summer season at the Baths of Caracalla feature the orchestra, chorus and the ballet company of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma as well as international stars. It is located just a short walk from the Circus Maximus.
The opera in three acts by Verdi, based on the novel 'La Dame aux Camélias' by Alexadre Dumas Jr., is set in Paris in the 19th century and tells the story of the life of a beautiful courtesan.
July 3 - 20, 2018
The French opera comique in four acts is composed by Georges Bizet and directed by Franco Zeffirelli. Set in Spain, the opera follows the story of a free-spririted woman and her obsessive lover, a Spanish soldier, resulting ultimately, in their doom.
July 14 - August 2, 2018
Roberto Bolle and Friends
Principal ballet dancer Roberto Bolle performs works with stars of American Ballet Theater.
July 17 - 18, 2018
Romeo and Juliet
The story of Shakespeare's famous lovers of Verona is told in the two act ballet set to music of Prokofiev.
July 27 - August 4, 2018