Schools at the Opera

Are you a teacher and want your students to discover the Opera?

Schools at the Opera

Are you a primary or secondary school teacher? Do you want to take your pupils to the Arena to experience one of the Arena Opera Festival performances?

We have come up with some really special rates for you and your pupils! The initiative also includes school staff.


Unnumbered seats on steps - sectors C and F - 10.00 euros

Numbered seats on steps - 40.00 euros

Numbered central seats on steps - 50.00 euros


As follows the dates on which you can attend a performance at these special prices.


NABUCCO by Giuseppe Verdi
Friday 23, Thursday 29 June
Friday 7, Wednesday 12, Saturday 15, Tuesday 18 July
Friday 4, Wednesday 9, Saturday 12, Friday 18, Wednesday 23, Saturday 26 August
AIDA by Giuseppe Verdi (directed by Fura dels Baus)
Saturday 24, Friday 30 June
Wednesday 5, Sunday 9, Tuesday 11, Sunday 16, Thursday 20, Sunday 23 July
RIGOLETTO by Giuseppe Verdi
Saturday 1, Thursday 6, Friday 14, Wednesday 19, Thursday 27 July
MADAMA BUTTERFLY by Giacomo Puccini
Saturday 8, Thursday 13, Saturday 22, Saturday 29 July
Friday 11, Saturday 19 August 
Monday 17 July
AIDA by Giuseppe Verdi (historical edition 1913)
Friday 28 July
Thursday 3, Sunday 6, Tuesday 8, Sunday 13, Wednesday 16, Sunday 20, Thursday 24, Sunday 27 August
TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini
Saturday 5, Thursday 10, Thursday 17, Tuesday 22, Friday 25 August
Tuesday 15 August 

Booking procedure

Tickets can be requested via e-mail, to be sent to using the school’s e-mail address or attaching the request on the school’s headed notepaper;

What to write in your booking application:


1 - the dates of the performances

2 - the number of tickets required

3 - the category of seats

4 - client code (if allocated during previous bookings)


Fondazione Arena di Verona will authorize the purchase and send a copy of the booking to the ticket office. An identical (signed) copy will be consigned to the school as confirmation of the booking. 

Payment procedure

Purchase at the counter, within the two days prior to the date of the performance requested. Payment can be made in cash (for sums not exceeding 2.999.99 euros), with an Italian bank draft, via Bancomat or Credit Card;

Bank transfer, which must be arranged no less than 14 days before the date booked, and a copy of the transfer sent to the ticket office (fax N° +39 045 8013287); in the reason for payment, specify the date of the performance, the name of the school and/or client code. The bank transfer must be payable to Fondazione Arena di Verona, UNICREDIT S.p.A, Filiale Operativa Triveneto Occidentale, Via Garibaldi 1, 37121 VERONA, CIN W ABI  02008 CAB 11758 C/C 5518220 IBAN IT83W0200811758 00000 5518220

Postal order to be arranged not less than 14 days prior to the date booked (the reason for payment as for the bank transfer), addressed to Fondazione Arena di Verona - Via Roma 7/D - 31721 Verona.

Tickets are considered as paid when the sum due is received, which must be at the latest the day before the performance requested, otherwise the booking will be cancelled. Moreover, bookings must be made together and tickets must all be picked up together. Tickets cannot be withdrawn individually.

The exclusive nature of these special rates must be emphasized, and must only involve pupils/students, the people accompanying them, teaching staff and other school staff.
With the aim of avoiding tickets with special rates being re-sold, it should be noted that the school’s name will be printed on the actual tickets.  arena-young-logo