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.
A new way to celebrate Vivaldi and Venice for a unique experience. For the first time in Venice you can attend a concert in which the famous Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi and other masterpieces of great composers of the Baroque period are performed by an ensemble of musicians in Eighteenth Century costume, in which the magical presence of the harp will make it an impressive performance, enriching the sound. Interludes choreographed by an ethereal ballet dancer will make you dream Venetian splendor in an exceptional location, the precious SCUOLA GRANDE DEI CARMINI.