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...

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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