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About the Theater
Performances are held at the Correale Museum of Terranova in the city center of Sorrento. You will enjoy a selection of some of the most beautiful and popular opera arias and Neapolitan songs in the majestic atmosphere of the Room of Mirrors, where the shimmering gold leaf decoration lit by the last rays of the day create the perfect stage for this journey of the senses.
Every Tuesday and Saturday, you will be treated to an hour and a half of arias from Tosca, La Traviata, and L'Elisir d'Amore, woven together with classic songs from the Neapolitan tradition, like "O'Sole Mio", "Torna a Surriento", and "Malafemenna", performed by a Soprano and Tenor from the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome and the Teatro Verdi in Salerno, with accompaniment of strings and piano.