Classical Journal / Editor's Desk
For nearly 100 years, summer at the Arena has belonged to opera, with larger-than-life productions featuring star-studded ensembles. This year's schedule is practically a "best of" list, bringing the most-loved Arena di Verona productions back to the stage.
Classical Venues / Music Destinations
Arias and elephants, grand scale, grand opera – everything about the Arena di Verona speaks of spectacle and exuberant excess. The 2016 season provides a particularly special occasion, reviving the vast 1913 production than inaugurated the Arena as an operatic landmark.