Duration: 4 Days
Duration: 4 Days
FESTIVAL VERDI 2024 • The Festival Verdi takes place every year in September and October, on the occasion of the Maestro’s birthday. The operas and concerts of Giuseppe Verdi will be performed at the Teatro Regio in Parma, the Teatro Farnese and the Teatro Verdi in Busseto.
Giuseppe Verdi is considered the most famous Italian opera composer. His operas Nabucco, Aida, La Traviata, and Rigoletto, have been real bestsellers in the nineteenth century. Verdi’s operas are among the most widely performed around the world, and his contribution to music is extraordinary.
Parma is the birthplace of Giuseppe Verdi and Arturo Toscanini. For people who like Italian opera, the Verdi Festival is a perfect choice. It is always a great show with a fabulous orchestra, top-notch performers, and a very unique stage setting.
Parma is the best choice for Opera lovers and for this music itinerary. Take this opportunity to visit Verdi’s birthplace in Roncole and his villa in Sant’Agata. On a private guided walking tour, you can discover the places and the characters of the art of sounds, the life of Verdi and Toscanini. Discover also Arturo Toscani’s house and Museum with his collection of heirlooms, personal objects, and photographs of the great orchestral director. All of the exhibited material comes from his Milanese home and his American mansion in Riverdale, New York. At Busseto, you can visit the house-museum where Giuseppe Verdi was born and where he passed his childhood. You will get a feeling of where he grew up.
Parma is also the home city of the famous Parma ham and Parmigiano Cheese. Not far away, in Modena, you find the home of Luciano Pavarotti, where one of the greatest tenors of the world was born and lived until his death in 2012. The house has been changed into a house-museum, where you can admire the personal belongings and clothes of Pavarotti and listen to the great tenor. For motorsport lovers, the region is magnificent. You may want to visit the museums of Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Ducati.
We have music trips to other famous theaters in Italy and the open-air summer festivals as well us interesting Italian trips. Please allow us to inspire you.