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The concert Opera Greatest Hits in Rome



The concert Opera Greatest Hits in Rome

A musical journey you will treasure

The concert Opera Greatest Hits in Rome covers a wide array of well-known classics, in an intimate hall in which the musicians are just feet from the audience. Arias and duets from opera greats, like Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini will sound between the hall walls. Exciting pieces for solo piano, by masters of the instrument like Chopin and Liszt, will be interpreted between the marvellous vocal performances. Apart from the well-known classical numbers, Neapolitan songs by genre leaders such as “Funiculì funiculà”, “Torna a Surriento” or “Core 'ngrato”, will round off the programme and give you an exquisite taste of Italian musical greatness.

Ponte Sant'Angelo
The main protagonists of the concert: Giovanni Velluti, Federica Gibilisco, Monica Cucca and Alessandro Fantini

Internationally-acclaimed musicians will guide your experience of the music with commentary and anecdotes in English.

Immediately after the impressive concert, 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.

RomeConcerts brings the Opera in Rome, in the full Heart of the City. The concert is in fact located just meters away from the Castel Sant'Angelo and the legendary St. Peter's Basilica, in a warm and intimate hall at Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo.

The concert Opera Greatest Hits in Rome 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.

It is a unique experience because our hall allows only 80 people and the audience feel like taking part to a private concert. Performers are just feet from the spectators.

“It is a small hall, so we all get premium seats. One of the highlights of our holiday in Rome!” (reviewed December 13, 2017).

The concert Opera Greatest Hits in Rome is Top Rated by Tripadvisor.

Christmas Opera Concert in Rome

During the Christmas period special concerts are held, in which the structure of the musical program of the Opera Greatest Hits in Rome concert is slightly modified to include some of the most beautiful traditional Christmas songs.

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Dates and Prices 2019

DATES

Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8 March to 29 November 2019, at 7:30 PM (at 8:00 PM from 21 June to 20 September).
Christmas concerts from 22 December to 2 January.
 

PRICES

General Price € 30
Youngs (19-26 YO, with ID) € 25
Teens (13-18 YO, with ID) € 20
Kids (under 12, with ID) FREE
(Concert and Aperitivo with the artists)
 
 

WHERE

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

TIMETABLE AND OTHER INFO

The doors open half an hour 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.

BOX OFFICE

Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo 68, Rome (Italy)
On the day of the concert, from 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM (from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM from 21 June to 20 September).

ARRIVING BY BUS

Lines 34, 40, 46, 62, 64, 190, 190F, 280, 916, 916F, 982, N5, N15 and N20 have stops near the hall.

Music Programs

In this section the music programs of upcoming concerts are periodically published
 
3, 10, 17, 24 AND 31 MAY 2019
 
  • Giacomo Puccini: “O mio babbino caro” (Gianni Schicchi);
  • Giacomo Puccini: “E lucevan le stelle” (Tosca);
  • Fryderyk Chopin: Etude in A flat major Op.25 n.1
  • Georges Bizet: “Habanera” (Carmen);
  • Giuseppe Verdi: “Ah si ben mio...Di quella pira” (Il trovatore);
  • Francesco Paolo Tosti: Marechiare;
  • Giuseppe Verdi: “O tu che in seno agli angeli” (La forza del destino);
  • Fryderyk Chopin: Waltz in C sharp minor Op.64 n.2;
  • Giuseppe Verdi: “Parigi, o cara” (La traviata);
  • Franz Liszt: Consolation in D flat major
  • Gaetano Donizetti: “Verranno a te sull’aure” (Lucia di Lammermoor);
  • Franz Liszt: Paraphrase on Rigoletto’s themes;
  • Ernesto De Curtis: Torna a Surriento;
  • Salvatore Cardillo: Core 'ngrato;
  • Luigi Denza: Funiculì funiculà.
Alessandro Fantini (tenor)
Federica Gibilisco (soprano)
Giovanni Velluti (pianist)

The concert starts at 7:30 PM, is without interval and lasts about 75 minutes. The Aperitivo with the artists is right after.

 
7, 14, 21 AND 28 MAY 2019
 
  • Giacomo Puccini: “Si, mi chiamano Mimì” (La bohème);
  • Giacomo Puccini: “E lucevan le stelle” (Tosca);
  • Fryderyk Chopin: Fantasie impromptu op.66;
  • Giacomo Puccini: “Un bel dì vedremo” (Madama Butterfly);
  • Giuseppe Verdi: “La donna è mobile” (Rigoletto);
  • Giuseppe Verdi: “Sempre libera” (La traviata);
  • Giuseppe Verdi: “Ah, la paterna mano” (Macbeth);
  • Franz Liszt: Consolation in D flat major;
  • Giuseppe Verdi: “Parigi, o cara” (La traviata);
  • Fryderyk Chopin: Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op. posth.;
  • Giacomo Puccini: “Vogliatemi bene” (Madama Butterfly);
  • Franz Liszt: Rigoletto Concert Paraphrase;
  • Ernesto De Curtis: Torna a Surriento;
  • Salvatore Cardillo: Core 'ngrato;
  • Luigi Denza: Funiculì funiculà.
Alessandro Fantini (tenor)
Elisabetta Braga (soprano)
Giovanni Velluti (pianist)

The concert starts at 7:30 PM, is without interval and lasts about 75 minutes. The Aperitivo with the artists is right after.

 

Music programs are indicative and, on some occasions, may be subject to some modification.

 

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