Operas are typically performed in their original language with Italian
subtitles. Get the full story before the opera! Select Italy offers a variety of libretti in
English to complement your opera tickets.
Dress nicely for Italian musical events. You may be turned away if you are
dressed too casually. Opening night opera performances require a full dark suit for men, an
elegant dress for ladies.
Operas, ballets and concerts can run anywhere from 1.5 to 3+ hours.
Consider your evening transportation options for returning to your hotel. Some trains or
public transportation may not be available after 10:30 pm.
Some theaters may be equipped for those with disabilities. Please contact
Select Italy for further details.
Celebrate the New Year among the wonders of Art and Baroque music. The scintillating music of the Roman Baroque is the star of this extraordinary event. The sounds of Baroque music comes alive with the original instruments from the period in one of the most famous Palaces in Rome from the 1600s: Doria Pamphilj Palace. The Gallery hosts more than 400 paintings, including masterpieces of Caravaggio, Raphael, Tiziano, Bernini, and Velazquez. The event consists of a beautiful tour of the Palace and its Gallery accompanied with live Baroque music on original instruments. The multi-sensory experience concludes with a fabulous concert in the Throne Hall.