Rome Performing Arts

Teatro dell'Opera

  • Piazza Beniamino Gigli 8 Map It
  • Repubblica
  • Opera
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/25/2016

Fodor's Review

Rome has recently stepped into the spotlight for opera aficionados thanks to Maestro Riccardo Muti's ongoing support of Rome's Teatro dell'Opera. Though considered a far younger sibling of La Scala in Milan and La Fenice in Venice, the company commands an audience during its mid-November–May season. In the hot summer months, the company moves to the Terme di Caracalla for its outdoor opera series. As can be expected, the oft-preferred performance is Aida, for its spectacle, which has been known to include real elephants. The company has lately taken a new direction, using projections atop the ancient ruins to create cutting-edge sets.

Performing Art Information

Address:

Piazza Beniamino Gigli 8, Rome, Latium, 00185, Italy

Map It

Phone:

06-481601; 06-48160255-for tickets

Website: www.operaroma.it

Published 04/25/2016

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