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Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini 10, 62100, Macerata, Italy
+39 0733 230735
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If you come in my hometown of Macerata you must visit this 'Arena' is very beautiful ... and if you... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Macerata, Italy
Interesting open air theatre

This is an old ampitheatre for opera and plays. We weren't able to see an opera, but I'd imagine... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Redditch, United Kingdom
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Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini 10, 62100, Macerata, Italy
+39 0733 230735
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you come in my hometown of Macerata you must visit this 'Arena' is very beautiful ... and if you want to live a dream you have to visit the Sferisterio Opera ... in the days of late July and early August. .. If you...More

1  Thank russoros70
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is an old ampitheatre for opera and plays. We weren't able to see an opera, but I'd imagine if you like opera then it would be a great experience. You get a discount if you can show your tickets for another Macerata museum like...More

Thank techtrans2016
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I visited the Sferisterio during the day. You pay a modest fee at the desk at the entrance and are free to wander around to a limited extent. Opening hours are 09.00 to 16.00. There is a guided tour in Italian, which would have been...More

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Visited the site during a regular day in the opera season. The place is visitable and you can get in, stay for a while and take a few pictures. It was built for the an ancient national sport in Italy, the Pallone colbracciale, by the...More

Thank henriquesroger
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Sferisterio is a fascinating space for opera, concerts and theater. I would love to see a production there, especially of an Italian opera.

Thank Schoffpa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Italians come dressed to kill to Macerata's opera festival for 3 weeks in July and August. The Sferisterio has an enormous stage with casts of hundreds, usually filled out with local students. You can see it outside the opera season by booking a tour at...More

1  Thank elainehansen2016
Reviewed 27 April 2016

And I will do so, because I experienced the Sferisterio only in this respect; and even so I feel it as awe-inspiring. Mainly for two reasons. The first reason: that is beautiful in itself. Its beauty is almost metaphysical, with the long back wall and...More

Thank Brun066
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I'm more of a rock-jazz-tango music fan but seeing an Opera live at Sferisterio, was a very nice experience. Grate surroundings and I really liked the live music and to some degree the singing.

Thank Santiago007
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Fantastic season, great sound in a open air arena. La traviata was excellent, the stage was amazing so were the singers and dancers. Expensive but worth it.

Thank Roberto F
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Sferisterio is the lyric heart of Macerata. You can't miss the chance to visit it, no matter if it's opera or a concert going on. You'll be pleased <3

Thank FedericoR765
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Frank R
25 March 2015|
Response from Leonardo S |
Lirical season begin July 17th... sorry.
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