Arena di Verona Opera Festival
Friday, June 18, 2010
(Verona, Italy) June 18 - August 29
Don’t Miss: Puccini’s Turandot, June 18 – August 20
Now in its 88th season, the Arena di Verona Opera Festival takes place in the 2,000-year-old Arena di Verona, the best-preserved Roman amphitheater in the world and the most famous in Italy after Rome's Coliseum. This year’s event is dedicated to the productions of the Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, starting with his opulent vversion of Puccini’s Turnadot starring soprano Maria Guleghina.