The 4 Best Venues to Experience The Opera in Florence

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Florence is famous for its wealth of culture. From its breath-taking Renaissance art to its delicious cuisine, or from its long history to its glorious Tuscan landscapes there is more than enough to fill a lifetime. But did you know that an Italian wrote the first opera in Florence and it was performed there in the late 1500s? And today the city...

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The Best 3 Venues to Experience The Opera in Milan

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Italy is the birthplace of opera. The two go together like wine and cheese, Romeo and Juliet or Anthony and Cleopatra. And few names in opera are more evocative than La Scala, Milan’s sumptuous 18th century concert hall. So whether you are an opera buff or are planning a trip to Italy’s second largest city, here’s all you need to know...

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The 5 Best Venues to Experience Opera in Rome

In the country that gave birth to many of the most famous operas and singers in the world, opera really is part of the Italian psyche. So whether you’re a lifelong fanatic or struggle to tell your Tosca from your Traviata, adding an evening at the opera to your trip is a truly Italian experience. Here are just a few of our favorite places to see...

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An Unforgettable Opera Evening at the Arena di Verona

The summer opera season at the Arena di Verona is upon us and promises to be as spectacular and thrilling as ever: on June 24, the 94th edition of the Arena di Verona Opera Festival opens with Georges Bizet’s Carmen. Four more legendary operas are scheduled for this year's festival – Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida, La Traviata and Il Trovatore,...

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