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Why celebrate New Year's Eve 2024 in Rome by listening to an Opera concert?


Rome perfectly blends art, culture, history and modernity, which is why it is the perfect place to celebrate New Year's Eve. New Year's Eve in Rome is not only a party, but also an immersion in Roman culture for a very special New Year's Eve experience. As midnight approaches, the streets are filled with locals and tourists who come together to celebrate the New Year. During New Year's Eve in Rome, one of the highlights is fireworks, as well as numerous concerts and delicious food.

Here are some traditional Italian customs that still take place today to celebrate New Year's Eve in Rome!
For New Year's Eve, many Italians kiss under the mistletoe. People are supposed to wait until midnight and kiss their loved one under the mistletoe to usher in the New Year.
Wearing red underwear on New Year's Eve: This is a somewhat bizarre tradition, but the color red is a symbol of good luck for Romans. Many women and men like to wear red underwear on New Year's Eve. This tradition also makes red underwear a frequent gift for New Year's Eve.

Attending a New Year's Eve Opera Concert

One of the best ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in Rome is to attend a live music concert. Dress up and attend live music of some of the most famous operas and music by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and others.

Check out the Great Opera Arias concert. Held in the beautiful theater of the Santa Chiara Palace, complete with cocktail bar, this intimate event is a delightful way to spend an evening, including New Year's Eve, in Rome.

If you love opera music, this is the New Year's Eve idea for you. Palazzo Santa Chiara in Rome is hosting a spectacular concert where you will hear excerpts from Traviata, Tosca and Four Seasons. At midnight all on your heels, courtesy of the production: to toast the New Year!

Are you in the mood for a New Year's Eve with arias and melodies by the great Italian composers? This year, listen to opera arias and the most famous pieces of classical music composed by the most important Italian composers to start the New Year to the sound of music, including opera arias and Neapolitan songs.

Features of the New Year's Eve concert

The program is performed by I solisti dell'opera opera opera di Roma. It is an Ensemble consisting of a String Quartet and two voices: a Soprano and a Tenor.
Each musician is a graduate of the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Music in Rome and has to his credit Concerts and Tours all over the world: unforgettable Concerts with Maestro Ennio Morricone and collaborations with Oscar winners Ritz Ortolani, Nicola Piovani, Ludovic Bource, Luis Bakalov.

Our New Year's concert are suitable for everyone:

  • people who are not familiar with Opera or more generally with classical music but want to get closer to it;
  • children and young people, thanks to a fluent, engaging and varied program;
  • connoisseurs and music lovers, thanks to the high quality of our concerts.


Piazza di Santa Chiara, 14
00186 Roma

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