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From 23th July to 13th August

1921-2021. One hundred years after the first time an opera was staged at the Sferisterio – Aida  on July 27th 1921 – the Macerata Opera Festival is preparing for a year of celebratory events that will culminate in the programme for summer 2021. The tites are Aida and La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi.


by Giuseppe Verdi
directed by Valentina Carrasco
100 years later again at the Sferisterio
23 July, 1, 7 e 12 August 2021 (more...)

La traviata

by Giuseppe Verdi
directed by Henning Brockhaus
a new interpretation of the world famous ``mirrors`` production
25 e 31 July, 8 e 13 August 2021 (more...)

Pas-de-deux for toes and fingers

The great ballet is back with the étoile Svetlana Zacharova. Music by Niccolò Paganini, Alexander Glazunov, Camille Saint-Saëns, George Friedrich Handel, Igor Frolov, Bruno Moretti, Pablo de Sarasate, Jules Massenet, Antonio Bazzini. (more...)

Tickets will be available soon

Il barbiere di Siviglia


Unfortunately, the logistical and health difficulties due to the current regulations do not allow the simultaneous preparation of two new productions. The appointment with director Daniele Menghini and his under35 team, winner of the international competition held with Opera Europa and with the Rossini Opera Festival, is postponed to next year.

If you have already purchased a ticket for Il barbiere di Siviglia you can:

– ask for a refund and get a 10% discount on all the other shows of the Macerata Opera Festival 2021, subject to availability. The discount can be requested by May 15, 2021 (in the meantime the complete calendar of the Festival will be available);

– confirm your participation for Il barbiere di Siviglia in 2022 keeping the seats you have already purchased. The ticket office will contact you as soon as the dates of the 2022 Festival are defined and will take care of providing you with all the necessary information;

 – support the Festival by donating the amount of your ticket.

We invite you to choose the method you prefer and we kindly ask you to notify us by May 31st.
Refunds can still be requested by 1 August 2021.