Thursday, 23 October 2014

How to discover Italy : GIUSEPPE VERDI FESTIVAL in Parma till Nov 4th 2014

If you are looking for an unusual way to spend one of the next week and you like Classic Music and Opera then the must go place for you is Parma, a magnificent city at only 5 hrs  hours driving from Geneva .
Parma by itself deserves a visit because of its beautiful city center , its Cathedral and its worldwide famous pink marble Baptistery dated XXIV century, however in this period there is an additional reason to go there :the Giuseppe Verdi Festival that started on October 10 and will end on November 4th . Not to mention that Parma is one of Italy's most famous city for its delicious food: Parmesan cheese and Parma ham.
Parma celebrates Verdi because the famous Italian composer , author of masterpieces such as La Traviata, Rigoletto, i Vespri Siciliani , was was born in 1813 in a little village called Busseto close to this town, and the Festival is the most famous event of the year.
The festival takes place in the most important Theater in Parma, the Teatro Regio and in the very modern Auditorium built few years ago by the worldwide famous architect Renzo Piano .
The program of the Festval  is very rich of great events that can be also booked online.

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