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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza la Lizza 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

My kids, who pretend to be allergic to culture, tolerated this quite well. It’s nice to see the singers up close and personal, without the trappings of makeup and costuming. My 10 and 12 year old qualified for a reduced rate, too, which was nice....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant way to spend an evening in Siena. Excellent singing in a very relaxing environment. Only slightly marred by the slightly less than perfect acoustics.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roland D
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The night that we attended the performance was a mini concert by a soprano who has a great warm rich voice. And also a very talented accompanist. The performance included some well known selections from popular operas. The pianist performed two solo pieces that showcased...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our night at the Italian Opera in Siena. Maria Salvini the soprano and Ilaria Posarelli accompanying her on piano were an excellent combination.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We all had an incredible night at the Opera. We were nervous about bringing our children ages 11, 9 and 4, but it turned out perfectly. The Opera was two hours with an intermission, which was great for our girls. They're still talking about it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We were recommended this Opera evening by our hotel and decided to go. Six of us went on the trip in a minibus organised by our hotel. They booked our tickets and we were on the front row. We picked up the tickets at 7pm,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Barkerfamily
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We went for a performance on July 6th if memory does not fail me. I have lost the program but there was a very good mezzozoprano and pianist and they did a wonderful job. Well worth getting some culture on the touristic trail.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maggith
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Our holiday company booked tickets for us, we had reserved seats on the second row from the front. There were three fairly young children sitting on the front row. I didn't think they would enjoy it at that age. How wrong I was. They were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelBedfordshire
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We got a cab into Siena. You can drive but it’s not an easy city to park in. We picked up our tickets then found a restaurant for supper. At 9pm we strolled back to the venue. The Soprano and pianist were warmly welcomed and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PhilT668
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My 'poor' review only applies to the acoustics of the venue (old church). We were glad we went and would recommend you go even if you're not avid opera fans(we're not). The song selection was very good and I took the list home so I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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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