Events

AIDA

from 23 Aug 20 to 13 Sep 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

In 1860 Isma’il Pascià, the Khedive of Egypt commissioned Verdi with a composition to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal for a sum of 80,000 francs. Verdi refused, saying he...

TON KOOPMAN

from 06 Jun 20 to 07 Jun 20
Location: 
Teatro Malibran
Price: 
Paid admission

Ton Koopman (1944) is een van de laatste grote oude muziek-pioniers van het eerste uur. Tijdens zijn loopbaan als organist, klavecinist, dirigent en onderzoeker groeide Johann Sebastian Bach uit...

Interno del Teatro Malibran

ENGELBERTA

from 26 Mar 20 to 28 Mar 20
Location: 
Teatro Malibran
Price: 
Paid admission

Tomaso Albinoni, a prolific composer of concertos, also wrote some fifty full-scale operas, but only Zenobia and Statira are extant in complete form.

Engelberta, on a...

Carmen

from 25 Mar 20 to 05 Apr 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

It’s ironic that Carmen, this stereotypical Spanish woman, was created by two Frenchmen: Prosper Mérimée and Georges Bizet.

In 1867, Bizet wrote to a friend: “my sensuous...

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