Music in Venice: Concerts and Opera

Concert and Opera links to Venice orchestras and theatres A commented selection of concert and opera links to Venice orchestras and theatres. Antonio Vivaldi, who lived in Venice for many years, composed over 60 works there and the city is also the place where many famous Italian … [Read more...]

Teatro La Fenice – The Rise and Rise of the Phoenix

Teatro La Fenice - Venice's World Famous Opera House: First constructed in the late 18th century, the Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix") was so named because for the opera company responsible for its construction there was a sense of having "risen from the ashes" . Fire had destroyed the original … [Read more...]