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Universities at the Opera

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Universities at the Opera

Do you study or work at a University? Do you want to experience one of the Arena Opera Festival performances?

We’ve come up with some really special rates for you! This initiative includes all universities’ teaching and non-teaching 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.

 

AIDA by Giuseppe Verdi
Thursday 30 June, Sunday 3 July, Thursday 7 July, Thursday 14 July, Sunday 17 July, Sunday 24 July, Thursday 28 July, Sunday 31 July, Sunday 7 August, Tuesday 9 August, Sunday 14 August, 
Thursday 18 August, Sunday 21 August, Wednesday 24 August, Sunday 28 August.
 
CARMEN by Georges Bizet
Friday 1 July, Wednesday 6 July, Saturday 9 July, Wednesday 13 July, Saturday 16 July, Friday 29 July, Friday 5 August, Thursday 11 August, Wednesday 17 August, Saturday 20 August, Tuesday 23 August, Saturday 27 August.
 
LA TRAVIATA by Giuseppe Verdi
Tuesday 5 July, Friday 8 July, Tuesday 12 July, Friday 15 July, Friday 22 July, Tuesday 26 July,
Saturday 30 July.
 
ROBERTO BOLLE AND FRIENDS 
Monday 18 July

TURANDOT by Giacomo Puccini
Saturday 23 July, Wednesday 27 July, Friday 12 August, Friday 19 August, Thursday 25 August.
 
IL TROVATORE by Giuseppe Verdi
Saturday 6 August, Wednesday 10 August, Saturday 13 August, Friday 26 August.

Payment procedure

You can purchase a maximum of two reduced-rate tickets for each opera at the Opera Festival.

 

Without booking: payment is made when picking up the tickets, for one or more performances, directly at the main Fondazione Arena di Verona ticket office in Via Dietro Anfiteatro 6/b, after showing one’s student record book, ID badge or Student Credit Card (for students) or personal ID card/ magnetic badge (for university staff).

 

With booking: by sending a booking application for one or more performances to the following e-mail biglietteria@arenadiverona.it or via fax to: +39 045 8013287, with the following data:

 

- applicant’s name, surname and e-mail address or telephone number, performance date and seating sector chosen;

- photocopy of the applicant’s record book or university ID card;

- copy of the consent form for the processing of personal information completed in all its parts.

Once booking confirmation has been received from the Arena ticket office, payment and withdrawal of tickets can be carried out as follows:

- cash payment, at the main Fondazione Arena ticket office at the latest 24 hours before the first performance booked;

- payment via postal order, Italian bank draft or bank transfer, at least 14 days before the first performance date, with tickets being picked up on the evening of the performance at the main Fondazione Arena ticket office.

 

No matter what type of payment is chosen, ticket payment must be received by our ticket office within and no later than the day before the first performance requested, otherwise the booking will be cancelled.

 

In order to avoid tickets with special prices being re-sold, we inform that the name of the university and the name and surname of the purchaser of special-rate tickets (student/staff), will be printed on the tickets in question.

For any further information, please send an e-mail to universita@arenadiverona.it

 

Useful forms

Informed consent (to be completed)

Purchase procedure

 

FAQ

1. Can university lecturers, students and non-teaching staff purchase reduced-rate tickets on the evening of the performance? 

Tickets can be purchased on the evening of the performance, without booking, subject to the evening’s seating availability, with payment being made when picking up the tickets, for one or more performances, directly at the main Fondazione Arena di Verona ticket office in Via Dietro Anfiteatro 6/b, after showing one’s student record book, ID badge or Student Credit Card (for students) or personal ID card/ magnetic badge (for university staff).

2. How many tickets can be purchased by those who have a right to the special “Universities at the opera” rates?  Can their parents and friends also take advantage of this concession? 

Those who have a right to the special rates can purchase two tickets for each opera title scheduled. The second ticket is transferable and not restricted to the categories foreseen by the initiative.

3. Who should be contacted with enquiries regarding the availability of seats for specific performances? 

For enquiries only regarding seating availability for the various evenings, the ticker office can be contacted directly: +39 045 596517.

4. Can reduced-rate tickets be purchased on the Arena di Verona Web site, from authorized vendors/agents or banks? 

No, reduced-rate tickets can only be purchased at the main Arena ticket office, according to the aforementioned procedure: without booking or with booking.

5. What documents are necessary to show that one belongs to one of the categories with a right to special-rate tickets? 

A photocopy of one’s student record book, university ID card, CartAteneo or a contract of collaboration with the university (researchers, graduate students, etc.); a photocopy of the first page of the documents is sufficient, showing personal data and the name of the university.         arena-young-logo