About Our Program

Operafestival di Roma brings current students a complete resume-building performance opportunity unmatched by any other summer opera program, combining over 20 years of experience with the incredible settings of central Italy. Our program is based in Orvieto, with performance tours to Rome, and boasts fully staged productions which are accompanied by a professional orchestra.

Housing our program in Orvieto presents an incredible opportunity to perform in the magnificent Teatro Mancinelli, built in 1838 and recently restored to its original historic beauty by a comprehensive renovation.

“You will be captured by the richness of the decorations in the foyer and even more stunned, in the stalls area, by the four tiers of finely decorated boxes, by the marvellous Danza delle Ore on the ceiling, and [the Three Muses] on the arco armonico each with her respective symbols, all valuable frescoes by Cesare Fracassini.” - Vivi Orvieto

2019 Season Dates: May 22 - June 15, 2019


Friday May 31 - MADAMA BUTTERFLY - Orvieto, Italy - Teatro Mancinelli 
Saturday June 1 - SCENES AND ARIA CONCERT #1 - Orvieto, Italy - Teatro Mancinelli 
Friday June 7 - LA CENERENTOLA #1 - Orvieto, Italy - Teatro Mancinelli 
Saturday June 8 - LA CENERENTOLA #2 - Orvieto, Italy - Teatro Mancinelli 
Monday June 10 - SCENES AND ARIA CONCERT #2 - Rome, Italy St. Paul's within the walls church. 
Thursday June 13 - SUOR ANGELICA #1 - Rome, Italy - St. Paul's with in the walls church 
Friday June 14 - SUOR ANGELICA #2 - Rome, Italy - St. Paul's within the walls church

What We Offer

  • A four-week program

  • Only single and double casts

  • Six performances with a professional orchestra

  • Aria concerts

  • Two meals per day

  • Voice lessons / coachings

  • Networking with internationally-renowned directors, coaches, and teachers

  • Authentic European living in the hamlet of Orvieto

  • Opportunities to experience Rome, a city with unparalleled history and charm

  • Plus master classes, area excursions, and more!

2019 Season Repertoire

La Cenerentola

by Gioachino Rossini​

Madame Butterfly (Concert)

by Giacomo Puccini​

Suor Angelica

by Giacomo Puccini

Aria Concert

Special Thanks To Our Higher Education Partners

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