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115 events in 33 venues for the 2021 edition of the Macerata Opera Festival, named 100×100 Sferisterio to celebrate 100 years of opera at the Sferisterio. More than 550 people were engaged, including artists, technicians and many other professionals. On the whole, the shows were attended by almost 22,000 people.

It all started in May with the educational activities for children and families, brought on the Sferisterio stage for the very first time. The Festival programme also featured a new production of Aida and a renewed version of Traviata, both staged from 23 July to 13 August, for 22 days that have seen artists and audiences engaged at their best in a range of activities, from operas to crossover shows, meetings, exhibitions, labs for children, Palco Reverse, InclusivOpera and an all-new series of events named “Aspettando la Notte dell’Opera” (waiting for the opera night).

EU Digital Covid Certificate

In compliance with the latest provisions and the enforcement of the EU Digital Covid Certificate by the Italian Government, the Macerata Opera Festival wishes to inform you about the changes that will be in place as from 6 August.

Aida and the magic run

A brand new game for smartphones and tablets

The new game dedicated to Aida to celebrate the centenary of the first opera staged at the Macerata arena, designed by Francesca Pasquinucci and Davide Giannoni for Imaginarium Creative Studio, it’s now available on Apple Store and Google Play, in Italian and English.

This game has been especially created with the support of FEDORA – The European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and Ballet, within the framework of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.


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