Hosted by Brent Stevens of Classical KHFM &

Maestro Anthony Barrese of Opera Southwest

August 8- 18, 2018

Join KHFM’s Brent Stevens and Maestro Anthony Barrese of Opera Southwest for the ultimate opera lover's adventure to Italy! Celebrate the lives and works of Puccini, Verdi and Rossini! Soak up the ambience and history while taking in Aida & Carmen in Verona’s ancient Roman arena. Further south, we’ll attend the Barber of Seville & Ricciardo e Zoraide at the highly acclaimed Pesaro Rossini Opera Festival on the Adriatic Sea.  Our journey culminates in Tuscany where we’ll enjoy the dramatic arias of Turandot at the world-renowned Puccini Opera Festival in Lucca. Three world class festivals, two outstanding hosts,  and one extraordinary journey through Italy add up to an opera adventure of a lifetime! Space is limited.

Expedition Highlights

Tickets to Aida and Carmen at the Roman Arena in Verona
Tickets to Rossini’s Barber of Seville
Tickets to Rossini’s Ricciardo e Zoraide
Tickets to Puccini’s Turandot
Wine tastings at great estates
Walks with insightful local guides


Guided by Natalia Mandelli
With KHFM hosts Brent Stevens
Accompanied by Anthony Barrese of Opera Southwest

Trip Facts

11 Days/10 Nights (not including air travel)
$5,795 Double Occupancy land
$1,299 Single Supplement
Starting in Verona
on August 8, 2018 at 6pm
Ending in Montecatini on August, 18 after breakfast

Optional Group flight on Delta Airlines for $1,699
August 07: Departs Albuquerque
August 08: Arrives Milan
August 18: Departs Florence for Albuquerque


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Reserve by February 1 and save $100

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