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Opera Greatest Hits and Tosca Highlights



Opera Greatest Hits and Tosca Highlights

The show

The Greatest Hits of the Opera melted with a wide selection of Tosca, the masterpiece of Giacomo Puccini: a show RomeConcerts style in which the audience surrounds the stage! After the concert Aperitivo with the artists!

Based on the experience of Opera Greatest Hits and Romantic Piano, our top rated bestseller that needs no advertising, we have arranged to put inside the concert, after a few opera arias and duets, and before the grand finale dedicated to the most beautiful and famous Neapolitan songs, a wide Tosca selection of more than half an hour, with costumes and scenes "in the round", as you see in the pictures, with the seats arranged all around the artists.

A few meters from Castel Sant'Angelo, come to relive the story of Floria Tosca and her lover Mario Cavaradossi. You will listen to “E lucevan le stelle” and and "Vissi d’arte" having the performers at a feet distance!

Tosca

The Roman opera par excellence

Tosca is the Roman lyric opera par excellence. The story of Tosca takes place in Rome, at the time of the fall of the first Roman Republic on a precise date: Saturday, 14 June 1800, the day of the Battle of Marengo, in which Napoleon's army triumphed on the Austrians.

The first act is set in the church of Sant'Andrea della Valle, the second in Palazzo Farnese and the third in Castel Sant'Angelo: the latter located just a few dozen meters from the warm and intimate RomeConcerts hall. The hall is in fact located at Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo, just meters away from the Castel Sant'Angelo and the legendary St. Peter's Basilica.

A unique experience

Take part to an absolutely unique experience: the stage is located in the middle of the rows of seats and the audience feel like being part of the action. Like watching a 3D movie you will see the singers surround you while singing and acting: small venue, limited audiences, the audience close to the artists and top level performances.

You will be guided in your experience on Tosca and on the other musical pieces performed with a summary of the history, explanations and anecdotes in English.

Immediately after the impressive show, you will have the opportunity to meet the artists drinking Prosecco in the pleasant setting of an Aperitivo, a small reception to round off your evening in a quintessentially Italian way.

An experience for everyone

The show Opera Greatest Hits and Tosca Highlights suits everybody:

  • people who are not familiar with Opera but want to approach it;
  • kids and youngs; thanks to a program which is fluent, catchy and various and for the English explainations and anecdotes;
  • connoisseurs and music lovers, thanks to the high quality of our concerts and shows.

Reviews

Tosca, a Roma, what else?

TripAdvisor score

Interessante trasposizione del capolavoro pucciniano, eseguito davanti alla possente mole di Castel Sant'Angelo, dove Puccini aveva immaginato il finale della sua opera. Ottimo spettacolo per chi volesse accostarsi per la prima volta al mondo della Lirica, ma anche per appassionati melomani. Le voci sicure dei cantanti garantiscono la buona riuscita della messa in scena.

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Oct 24, 2019 by Carlo Di Clemente

Tosca

TripAdvisor score

Excellent performance, I really loved the main characters, the place where the Opera was performed and the intensity of the whole experience.
Looking forward for the next one!!!
Great job.

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Oct 21, 2019 by Francesco S

Tosca parmi nous

TripAdvisor score

Originale présentation du chef d'oeuvre de Puccini, juste en face du Chateau Saint Ange, dans une église méthodiste, les personnages vivaient littéralement entre nous, les spectateurs. Une sensation jamais prouvée et un contact directe avec l'action théatrale. Mise en scène essentielle et très fidèle à la partition, enfin!
Chanteurs impeccables, surtout le ténor Alessandro Fantini qui a chantédivinement bien le grand air du troisième acte, e lucevan le stelle. Et les étoiles réellement reluisaient cette nuit, grace à la professionalité des artistes.
Bravo!!!

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Oct 21, 2019 by ginko699

Tosca, by Giacomo Puccini, in the round

TripAdvisor score

Rome, October 14, 2019, great emotions in Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo, with the staging of the "TOSCA" one of the most popular works of the melodramatic repertoire.
Minimal and essential but extremely original set up: a circular arrangement of seats with respect to the stage where spectators are an integral part of the scene .... magnificent!
The Tenor, Alessandro Fantini, in the role of Cavaradossi, fully convinced the audience by thrilling him with his splendid treble! ... ..
Simply ... great professional!

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Oct 18, 2019 by Anna D

Tosca

TripAdvisor score

Un'idea ambiziosa e apparentemente irrealizzabile: rappresentare Tosca in una chiesa metodista con una scenografia ridotta all'osso, un pianoforte e soltanto cinque personaggi... Invece il miracolo è avvenuto! La capacità ed il talento dei cantanti, del pianista e degli organizzatori hanno realizzato uno spettacolo, a mio avviso, superbo. Bravissimi tutti. Alla fine dello spettacolo,uscendo dalla chiesa, Roma ci regala la meravigliosa vista notturna di Castel Sant'Angelo che, dopo il terzo atto di Tosca, diventa sicuramente indimenticabile. Che cosa si può chiedere di più?

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Oct 17, 2019 by Giovanni M

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Esperienza

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Una esperienza fantastica...è come stare sul palco del teatro insieme a loro... un pianista eccezionale, la soprano veramente eccezionale, senza nulla togliere agli altri cantanti...grazie

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Oct 15, 2019 by Sergio C

Noche de encanto

TripAdvisor score

Ya había tenido ocasión de oír un concierto de RomeConcerts, Opera Greatest Hits in Tome, y el nivel fue excepcional, pero veo que también Tosca sigue manteniendo la calidad. Excelentes cantantes situados a dos o tres metros del público. Una sensación única. Es como participar en directo a la actuación. Hay que verlo absolutamente.

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Set 16, 2019 by juan d

Wundervolle Tosca im besten Veranstaltungsort!

TripAdvisor score

Während unsere Reise in Rom wollten wir unbedingt ein Oper anschauen gehen. Wir haben uns für diese entschieden. Eine der besten Erlebnisse in Rom! Die Tosca in der Nähe der Orten der Oper (erster Akt in einer Kirche, der zweite am Palazzo Farnese, der dritte an der Engelsburg). Die Einleitungen die am Anfang jedes Aktes stattfinden sind sehr wertvoll. Es ist wunderschön so nahe bei den Sängern zu sein! Hervorragend, empfohlen!

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Set 16, 2019 by T9745JKfreddy

A great night out!

TripAdvisor score

We decided to take part in this event as I am in love with Tosca and listening to it in Rome could not provide a better setting !! The artists are very professional and provide very useful and interesting insights.... And the opera is brillantly put in the scene ...Definitely a very original night out in the Eternal City!

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Set 13, 2019 by Patrizia P

Opera

TripAdvisor score

Une belle représentation de Tosca près de Castel S. Angelo.
Les chanteurs sont si proches de vous que vous pouvez les toucher!
Il semble qu'ils chantent juste pour vous. Les voix sont sublimes
Opéra à ne pas rater.
Viva Puccini!

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Set 9, 2019 by Marianne C

Marvellous Tosca! Recommended

TripAdvisor score

I’ll never forget... I’ve seen Tosca in a space in front of Castel Sant’Angelo. A masterpiece seated near the artists. The tenor Alessandro Fantini, has an unbelievable wonderful voice, the soprano, Monica Cucca has interpreted in a marvellous way.

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Jun 8, 2019 by LucyRome

Recommended: a real gem

TripAdvisor score

I accidentally discovered this Tosca, which left me really satisfied, even though I didn't have high expectations. The opera, my favorite, is represented almost entirely, in an essential but suggestive way, in a small church opposite Castel Sant'Angelo. The acoustics are good and the main interpreters are exceptional. The interpretation of "E lucevan le stelle" by the tenor was particularly moving.

Reviewed on TripAdvisor Jun 7, 2019 by reblanc

Tosca intense and exciting

TripAdvisor score

The main performers have all entered the character perfectly, creating an engaging and full of energy atmosphere. Excellent musical level, voices with a beautiful Puccini tone and a noteworthy singing technique. A special mention must be made for the splendid soprano, who knew how to classify all the fragility and, at the same time, Tosca's courage. Not to be missed.

Reviewed on TripAdvisor, in Italian, May 29, 2019 by Fabio D

A small hidden treasure...

TripAdvisor score

Last night, As I stepped into the Methodist Church in Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo for this performance of Tosca, I honestly had no too big expectations. At the end I can say I was wrong, since the show was really amazing. In one hour and a half you can enjoy an important selection of the most famous and representative scenes and arias from the Opera without the feeling to have missed something. Despite the poor scenography and the limited space, the opera has been well staged and very well sung. I enjoyed above all the lady interpreting the title role for his voice and his acting. Last but not list, after the closing of the opera, I mean after Tosca trowed yourself out of Castel Sant'Angelo, it was very suggestive coming out from the church and finding yourself in front of the real Castel Sant'Angelo. Priceless, definitely a must if you are in Rome!

Reviewed on TripAdvisor May 28, 2019 by Dario M

Dates and Prices 2020

Opera Greatest Hits and Tosca Highlights

Dates

On Mondays, one/two concerts per month from 23 March 2020 to 9 November 2020,
at 7:30 PM (at 8:00 PM from 21 June 2020 to 20 September 2020).
Sunday 20 December 2020 at 7:30 PM.

Ticket price

A1) Adults € 35
A2) Youngs(*) € 25
A3) Kids(**) FREE
(*) 13-26 years old, with ID
(**) Under 13, with ID

Opera and dinner

The show Opera Greatest Hits and Tosca Highlights includes un Option of Dinner or Light Dinner at the Zagara Restaurant, a two-minute walk from our hall.

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Timetable and other info

  • The doors open 15 minutes before the start of the concert.
  • The concert lasts about 75 minutes and is without interval.
  • Aperitivo with the artists in the 30 minutes following the end of the concert.
  • No dresscode requested.
  • The hall is fully accessible for wheelchairs.

Where

Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo 68, Rome (Italy).
A few meters from Sant'Angelo Castel and the St. Peter's Basilica.

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Box office

Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo 68, Rome (Italy).
On the day of the show, from 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

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Tosca in Rome Opera Greatest Hits and Tosca Highlights

The Greatest Hits of the Opera melted with a wide selection of the masterpiece of Giacomo Puccini, Tosca, with costumes and scenes "in the round": a show "RomeConcerts style", in which the audience surrounds the stage!

After the show you can enjoy an aperitivo with the artists and get to know the people behind the music.

The show is temporarily not available for purchase: we are organizing the dates for 2020 which will soon be available.

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RomeConcerts organizes a full evening of pleasure and relax matching Opera/Concert and Dinner. In fact, most of our shows and concerts include an option of Dinner (after the show/concert) or Light Dinner (before the show/concert).

Dinner and Light Dinner are at the Zagara Restaurant, a two-minute walk from our hall.

The Dinner and Light Dinner options can be purchased through the specific Buy buttons for the concerts and shows that provide them.
 

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