The Verona Arena, a Roman arena built in the 1st century, is the top spot in Italy for going to an outdoor opera. The Verona Arena celebrates its 100th year of opera with the Centennial Festival 2013. A Gala Verdi will be held July 17 and on August 15, an Italian holiday, Placido Domingo will perform in a special gala event. Tickets are sure to sell out quickly.
For performance and ticket information see the Verona Arena website or for those in the US, Select Italy sells online Verona opera tickets including Gala Verdi tickets and Placido Domingo gala tickets. For opera lovers, seeing an opera at the Verona Centennial Festival 2013 will be an unforgettable experience.
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