The organizers of the 2015 Opera Nights Festival intend to dedicate the fifth anniversary edition, due in 2015 to two great opera and, respectively, operetta composers, Giuseppe Verdi and Johann Strauss. At the greatest open air festival in Europe, Opera Nights, scheduled during July 15 – 20, the audience may attend five evenings of opera and operetta performances, attended by 170 artists.
The performances will take place at the Corvin Castle and in the Lapidarium of the Dacian and Roman Civilisation Museum in Deva.
The fifth edition of the festival will kick off at the Corvin Castle, with Giuseppe Verdi’s Traviata. Also at the Corvin Castle, opera lovers are awaited at “Nabucco” by Verdi and “The Bat” by Johann Strauss. Other two opera nights are scheduled in the Lapidarium of the Deva Museum, where seats will be prepared for 550 viewers.
The closing of the festival will take place at the Museum as well, in the Chimneys Hall, that will host the Opera Hall. The price of a ticket to Opera Nights, for one performance evening, costs from RON 30 and 100.
The program of the 2015 Opera Nights Festival: “La Traviata” – Giuseppe Verdi – Hunedoara, July 15, 2015; “A Night in Venice” – South American Dance and Music Performance – Deva, July 16, 2015, “Nabucco” by Giuseppe Verdi in Hunedoara, on July 17, 2015, Master Class recital in Hunedoara, on July 20, 2015 – a concert of graduates of the master class offered by soprano Leontina Vaduva as part of the Opera Nights Festival; “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi in Deva, on July 18, 2015; “The Bat” by Johann Strauss, in Hunedoara, July 19, 2015; “The Opera Ball” in the “Magna Curia” Palace in Deva – July 20, 2015, a special event featuring live music, where attendants are invited to dance.
The organizers of the festival, the DevART Association, managed to exploit the Medieval Castle, a history filled attraction, by creating the perfect scenery for opera performances of best quality.