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Italian Opera in Siena

Piazza la Lizza 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 345 930 5865
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In Siena, the most beautiful and famous arias and duets, taken from the repertoire of the great Italian opera. Masterpieces of Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, along with those of the greatest composers of all times, performed by professional musicians who have been treading the boards of the best theaters both in Italy and abroad! A memorable trip in the Italian Opera, made even more enjoyable by the evocative and intimate atmosphere in which it takes place: the deconsecrated Church of Santo Stefano; it is situated in the heart of the old town centre of Siena, a special place to be captivated by the magic of music. WHEN: From March to November: every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, The show starts at 9.15 pm. WHERE: Auditorium "S. Stefano alla Lizza" (Pizza la Lizza, 1 - Siena). TICKET OFFICE: At the auditorium entrance, from 7:00 pm in the concert days.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza la Lizza 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I love opera and this was of very high standard and magnificent if you think of the setting. A small simple church, one gifted pianist and one fabulous soprano. No chorus, no fancy sets, no orchestra. And yet it worked! The arias are well known...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The opera soprano and pianist were excellent. I'm not an opera fan but figured I should expose my self to some culture. I felt the the soloists voice was too overpowering for the little church venue. She needs to perform in a larger hall

Thank cooperlynx
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Neither of us are classical music buffs, but the chance to hear the arias in an intimate venue was not to be missed. One soprano a pianist 10 arias plus O Sole Mio and 2 piano solos for €20 each. A great night and 2...More

Thank kirrieloon
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Travelling on a girls trip with our two 20yr old daughters, we couldn't quite believe their enthusiasm for the evening so we quite literally trailed along with them. Wow, €20 a ticket and you are in a church in Siena listening to a selection of...More

Thank JOBEV
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Just what you want to remind you that you are in the home of opera. When we went, the soprano was excellent, singing many favourite arias. Great.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I went to this thinking it would be a bit naff but it turned out to be anything but. This will give you a tast of what opera is about and both the pianist and singer could not be faulted, they were both extremely talented....More

Thank David L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

One of the many things we love about Italy is the passion for music found everywhere. Beautiful music is so accessible too. We saw a leaflet for the Italian Opera in Siena at our hotel. They reserved seats in advance and we paid for and...More

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We attended on a Saturday evening; better than a weekday in that there were 3 vocalists instead of 2. It was evident that the singers were talented. Sadly, it was hard to hear them as the accompanist made every effort to overpower them by playing...More

Thank MommaJ58
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A really nice intimate venue has these concerts regularly lots of famous Arias sung beautifully by very talented singers and pianist at 20 euros a bargain you can even book on line the day of the performance and pay and pick up tickets before the...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The small venue made the performance super intimate, and the acoustics were absolutely amazing! The baritone and soprano were both very expressive and had amazing stage presence, and the pianist was incredible. It was definitely one of the coolest things I've ever gone to!

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Hello, As already told by "amdgriggs", the dress code is pretty informal. casual clothes are ok. Please feel free to wear what you prefer. Best regards
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