The excitement of a tennis tournament on a clay court, the thrill of motorbike race in Tuscany’s idyllic countryside and two extraordinary musical happenings under the stars. The events calendar for this spring offers a unique blend of sport and culture.
VERONA MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
Each summer for over 100 years, Verona’s picturesque Roman amphitheatre has been the largest open-air opera house in the world. This season, its 95th, the Arena di Verona Opera Festival will offer audiences a rich program of performances. Held over 48 evenings, the program will feature 5 outstanding opera titles and three gala events. The inaugural evening will kick off with a new and much anticipated production of Nabucco, one of Giuseppe Verdi’s greatest masterpieces. 23 June Giuseppe Verdi, Nabucco Arena di Verona, Piazza Bra 1. www.arena.it