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The World’s Top 10 Classical Music Cities

tokyo concert hall

What makes a great concert hall? The conductor? Acoustics? Its design? All these elements come together in the concert halls of the world’s top 10 classical music cities.

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September 6, 2016 by | Comments Off on The World’s Top 10 Classical Music Cities

A Night at the Opera in Verona, Italy

L'Arena in Verona, Italy. Photo courtesy of AroundTuscany via Flickr.

Verona is famous for its music and especially its opera, which takes place in the former Roman amphitheater, l’Arena, next to the Piazza Bra in the center of this beautiful city. A venue more renowned for gladiatorial combat and games (ludi), it has been transformed into one of the wonders of the world, with over […]

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May 22, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Verona in One Day

Roman Ampitheater in Verona.

One hour West of Venice on the Eurostar train, lies the beautiful city of Verona, nestling on the banks of the River Adige and now given the prestige status of being a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. A visit here is a chance to step back in time, to capture the grandeur and splendor of a […]

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February 21, 2012 by | Comments Off on Verona in One Day