La Traviata returns to Caracalla in Lorenzo Mariani’s acclaimed direction

Violetta Valéry like Anita Ekberg, Laura Antonelli and Marilyn Monroe: Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata in the acclaimed 2018 production by Lorenzo Mariani is back on stage in Caracalla from July 21st to August 9th. In the role of Violetta the soprano Francesca Dotto, already starring in the same production in 2019. For Verdi’s masterpiece – […]

CLIP Wave: Record number of applications for the Concorso Lirico di Portofino

The ninth edition of the Concorso Lirico Internazionale di Portofino – CLIP – starts its preliminary phase with a new and important record: 292 total registrations, which demonstrates a lively and constantly growing interest on the part of the international opera world.292 young talents will be subjected to a strict pre-selection by Gianni Tangucci and […]


Yesterday, the Steering Committee of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna approved the Financial Statement for the year 2022, which closes with a profit for the seventh consecutive year despite the difficult national and global context. The Directors and the Superintendent of the Foundation therefore express their satisfaction for the result achieved, which was not taken […]

LXXXV Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino: Don Giovanni

After the opening concert conducted by Daniele Gatti, the 85th Maggio Festival gets into full swing, Sunday, April 30th at 6 p.m., with the first opera title on the bill: Don Giovanni, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. On the podium of the Sala Grande, at the head of the Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio, the […]


The 2023 edition of the Reggio Parma Festival is structured with a broad and heterogeneous playbill, capable of touching the emotional chords of the public through an artistic proposal that ranges from different performing disciplines: from dance to theatre to music. A journey in the world of art and culture between contemporaneity and tradition, new […]


May 1st, 2023 – Matinee of the Ballet Academy of the Vienna State Opera with students of the Ballet Academy Once a year, the students of the Ballet Academy present themselves on the big stage of the Vienna State Opera with an artistic programme they have been working towards for many months – be it […]

LXXXV Festival of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

The conductor emeritus for life Zubin Mehta, on his birthday, on the podium of the hall dedicated to him, for the second symphonic concert as part of the Festival del Maggio Musicale. On the stands of the Maggio Orchestra and Chorus, on Saturday, April 29th, at 8 pm, Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in C […]

Teatro Massimo di Palermo: Norma from April 16th to 22nd

Rehearsals began yesterday at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo for Norma, the most famous of Vincenzo Bellini’s operas in a successful staging, already offered in 2017, directed by Ugo Giacomazzi and Luigi Di Gangi, produced by the Teatro Massimo with Arena Sferisterio of Macerata. The opera, which is already registering very high seat sales in […]

Opera Carlo Felice di Genova: I due foscari

The sixth title of Opera Carlo Felice Genoa’s 2022-2023 Opera Season will be I due Foscari, which will be staged with six performances scheduled between March 31st and April 8th, 2023. The opera tragedy composed by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, inspired by Lord Byron’s play of the same name in […]