Juvenilia: Venice 2023

Since the 2020 canceled event, we longed to come back to Venice. Thanks to our friends of Juvenice: Giovani amici della Fenice, and with the outstanding of Teatro La Fenice and Palazetto Bru Zane, we’ll return next September! Verdi’s La Traviata, directed by Robert Carsen, the premiere of Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso, and the opening weekend events at the Palazzetto Bru Zane including a Sunday concert at San Giovanni Evangelista.  [September 22, 24]  REGISTER HERE

We’re thrilled to present the official schedule for the Juvenilia Autumn Event in Venice 2023! Join us for three enchanting days filled with romantic opera, chamber music, guided tours, and the beauty of Venice, Italy. Below is the complete program with event details, prices, and how to book your spot. Remember, seats for all shows are limited, so it’s a “first-come, first-served” situation. If there are cancellations, we’ll maintain a waiting list. These events are tailored for those Under35.

Event Schedule:

Friday, September 22nd

  • 7:00 PM: Teatro La Fenice – G. Verdi’s “Traviata”
    • A timeless production by Fondazione Teatro La Fenice
    • Conductor: Stefano Ranzani
    • Director: Robert Carsen
    • Featuring: Rosa Feola as Violetta Valery, Piero Pretti as Alfredo Germont, Gabriele Viviani as Giorgio Germont
    • Ticket Price: Front numbered seats – €25.00

Saturday, September 23rd

  • 10:30 AM: Juvenilia General Assembly (Teatro La Fenice) + Teatro La Fenice tour
  • 1:00 PM: Free time
  • 7:00 PM: Teatro Malibran – A. Vivaldi’s “Orlando Furioso” (première)
    • Conductor: Diego Fasolis
    • Director: Fabio Ceresa
    • Featuring: Sonia Prina as Orlando, Michela Antenucci as Angelica, Luca Tittoto as Astolfo
    • Ticket Price: Stalls numbered seats – €10.00

Alternatively, at 7:30 PM: Palazzetto Bru Zane – “Journey Through Dreams” – Bru Zane Festival inauguration)

    • Soprano: Jodie Devos
    • Mezzo-soprano: Éléonore Pancrazi
    • Pianist: François Dumont
    • Ticket Price: Numbered seats – €10.00

Sunday, September 24th

  • 10:30 AM: Guided tour of Venice
    • Explore Venice with two professional guides, following the footsteps of renowned figures:
      • Giacomo Casanova’s Venice (with Manuel Meneghel)
      • Antonio Vivaldi’s Venice (with Mauro Masiero)
    • Duration: Approximately 90-120 minutes
    • Price: €15.00 per person (Museum/church entries not included)
  • 3:30 PM (TBC): Visit to Scuola Grande di S. Giovanni Evangelista
    • Event will take place if enough bookings are received
    • Modest entrance fee
  • 5:00 PM: Scuola Grande di S. Giovanni Evangelista – “Two Pianos on the Road” – Bru Zane Festival
    • Piano duets by Saint-Saëns, Massenet, Bonis, Chaminade, Debussy, Chabrier, and Ravel
    • Pianists: Guillaume Bellom and Ismaël Margain
    • Duration: Approximately 120 minutes (TBC)
    • Ticket Price: Numbered seats – €10.00

Booking Information:

  • Booking Deadline: August 28th, 2023, 11:59 PM
  • Payment Deadline: August 31st, 2023, 11:59 PM
  • Cancellations until September 2nd, 2023, 11:59 PM: 50% refund
  • Cancellations after September 2nd, 2023, 11:59 PM: No refund

See you in Venice! REGISTER HERE

The Juvenilia Board