by ITALY | Fri, 04/05/2013 - 08:00
BACKGROUND Aida is a four-act opera written by Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antoni Ghislanzoni, which was based on a scenario by French Egyptologist…
by Gabi Logan | Thu, 06/21/2012 - 06:12
Verona's nearly 2,000-year-old amphitheater, the Arena di Verona, will open the 90th season of its internationally-renowned Lyric Festival this Friday the the…
by Carla Passino | Fri, 10/17/2008 - 03:17
Puccini, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Verdi, Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini—fewer countries have given more to the great opera tradition than Italy. The art itself was…