Piazza Massimo

Piazza Massimo

September Friday 16, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18, Piazza Verdi is transformed into an open air theater and becomes... Piazza Massimo!
Enjoy three days of opera and video projections, at the special price of 1 euro.


September 16

6 pm - Mahler Terza sinfonia
Projection of Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 3 in D minor

7.55 pm - Madama Butterfly backstage
What’s going on in the backstage? Follow us and find out.

8.10 pm - Waiting for Madama Butterfly with Stefania Petyx
Stefania Petyx, the news correspondent for "Striscia la Notizia", is an enthusiastic expert about Puccini and she will tell you about Madama Butterfly in a peculiar and unexpected way.

8.30 pm - Madama Butterfly
Live from auditorium.

September 17

9 pm - Figaro! Opera Camion
From Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini

September 18

5 pm - All you need is love
Economy explained by the Beatles songs.

7 pm - Bolero
Video prjection. A wonderful ballet performed in July 2016 with Maurice Ravel's great music.

7.30 pm - Cavalleria Rusticana
Video prjection. Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana staged at the Massimo in April 2015.

9.00 pm - E penso a te
Love in the opera: moving from Rossini's Cinderella to Puccini's Tosca, this is an exclusive selection of famous opera arias, aimed at celebrating the leitmotiv of love in the opera world.