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Sferisterio of Macerata – Italian classical events

When you think of opera in a lovely al fresco setting, the Arena di Verona is definitely the first that comes to mind; one can only appreciate its beauty and the quality of the plays and concerts. Italy offers a large number of excellent arenas, and today I want to talk about the Sferisterio of Macerata in the Marche. A much younger and somewhat smaller arena than the one in Verona, it is still impressive both in its beauty, the quality of its acoustics and the standard of the operas performed. It is definitely considered to be one of the best around. The arena contains all the requirements for an unforgettable experience. Imagine a beautiful, warm summer evening, the sky [ ... ]