Don Giovanni opens 2012 Opera Festival Arena of Verona

Friday, June 22, 2012 at 9.15 PM the Don Giovanni Opera by Mozart introduces the 2012 season of the Arena of Verona Festival. Comic drama in 2 acts, directed by Franco Zeffirelli.

An event not to be missed by anyone visiting Verona: the Arena charm combined with the performance of an international cast of artists, spectacular scenery that are renowned throughout the world and the direction of a master of cinema are guaranteed of an unforgettable evening.

90th Arena of Verona Opera Festival

Don Giovanni

Conducted by: Daniel Oren
Directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Don Giovanni: Ildebrando D’Arcangelo
Donna Anna: Anna Samuil
Don Ottavio: Saimir Pirgu
The Commander: Paata Burchuladze
Donna Elvira: Carmen Giannattasio
Leporello: Bruno De Simone
Masetto: Vincenzo Taormina
Zerlina: Geraldine Chauvet

Organization and information:

Fondazione Arena di Verona
tel. +39 045 8005151


Verona, Arena

Price list

Gold Stalls: € 198.00
Stalls: € 168.00
Seats: € 127.00
Central Minor Seat at the Stone Steps: € 104.00
Minor Seat at the Stone Steps: € 84.00
Stone Steps zone D-E: € 27.50
Stone Steps zone C-F: € 23.00

Getting there:

Approximately 1 mile walk through the old town