Arena for all

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The Arena Opera Festival is increasingly accessible, thanks also to its partnership with Müller

More about the initiative

In 2023, Fondazione Arena, with the support of Accessibility partner Müller, presented the most accessible Arena di Verona Opera Festival ever. Multi-sensory paths, sensory and cognitive aids, inclusive materials and 1,500 extra seats for people with disabilities Looking forward to 2024, take a look at the numbers for the first edition of 'Arena for All'.

Accessible materials and sensory aids

In 2023, as part of the “Arena for All” project, sensory and cognitive aids were created for the operas Aida, La Traviata, Rigoletto and Nabucco, in Italian and English, with the intention of adding new ones in the coming years to make more and more operas fully accessible. Inclusive trailers, subtitles, audio descriptions, inclusive and digital programmes, and info sheets in Easy To Read language:

Multisensory pathways

In 2023, the Fondazione Arena inaugurated an inclusion programme, coordinated by Prof. Elena Di Giovanni with the support of Prof. Francesca Raffi of the University of Macerata, during which people with sensory and cognitive disabilities and their carers were introduced to opera by exploring sets, costumes and props.

Tickets for disabled persons and accompanying persons

In the Arena, opera is accessible every evening! Find out about prices and admission reserved for people with disabilities and their accompanying persons.

Past editions

  • Edition 2023

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