Verona Summer Opera Schedule - 2020 Arena di Verona
The Arena di Verona in Italy, the third largest Roman amphitheater still in existence, presents its 2020 summer season of opera opening in June. The Arena does not disappoint. It is renowned for its superb acoustics and for staging large-scale productions. In fact, the Arena often features operas with casts of 200+ performers, extravagant sets, and even live animals on stage. View the opera schedule for Verona below.
Cavalleria rusticana ~ Pagliacci
The Arena di Verona presents a new staging of Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana and Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci.
June 13 - August 22, 2020
Performed every year at the Arena di Verona, the opera set in ancient Egypt and features enormous sets, costumes and dancers.
June 20 - September 5, 2020
Puccini's opera in three acts recounts the story of the proud princess of ancient China, whose riddles doom every suitor.
June 27 - September 3, 2020
Jonas Kaufmann Event
Renowned German tenor debuts at the Arena di Verona for the 2020 summer season.
June 28, 2020
Verdi's epic opera of the fall of ancient Jerusalem at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar.
July 4 - September 4, 2020
The opera in three acts by Verdi set in Paris in the 19th century is the story of a beautiful courtesan who falls in love, but meets an unfortunate end.
August 1 - September 2, 2020
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