Open Air Opera and Aperitif in Trastevere
Open Air Opera and Aperitif offers a fusion of music and taste in the picturesque quarter of Trastevere in Rome. The talented performers, armed with their extensive international experience, will charm you with popular Italian opera arias and duets. Complementing the artistic journey, delectable finger foods and beverages round off the evening’s delightful experience. Each table is reserved for couples or groups to keep the atmosphere intimate and the enjoyment full.
The thoughtfully curated musical programme guarantees an uplifting and captivating experience. Following a brief introduction in English, prepare to be enthralled by the most renowned arias and duets composed by luminaries such as Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and Ruggero Leoncavallo. But that's not all – indulge in a traditional Italian aperitif that showcases a delightful assortment of local delicacies. Relax and relish this unparalleled experience from the comfort of your reserved table.
The aperitif features regional wines or a non-alcoholic beverage and authentic Italian delicacies, including delectable cheeses with honey and marmalade or salami, allowing you to savour the genuine essence of the region while being serenaded by the beautiful melodies performed by the talented artists. There is no strict dress code – elegant or casual, your style and comfort are what matters. After the show is over, you can enjoy a final memorable toast with the artists before heading out on one final stroll through the marvellous venue with the classical melodies still ringing in your ears.
Open Air Opera and Aperitif takes place at the splendid Ripa Grande garden complex in Trastevere, meticulously designed by Donna Olimpia Maidalchini of the esteemed Pamphilj family. The location is usually closed to the public but will open its doors especially for you. Once Rome's bustling port, welcoming goods from distant seas, the venue now beckons you to enjoy the special concert and aperitivo experience. Within the garden complex, you will discover historic buildings created by renowned architects like Francesco Borromini and Busiri Vici. A 10th-century church and a magnificent fountain designed by Borromini himself are just a few elements that make Ripa Grande a charming location that is perfect for a leisurely post-show stroll in the vibrant Trastevere district. Make your visit to Rome truly unforgettable with this delightful and flavourful experience!