Entertainment

Top Choice Opera in San Marco

La Fenice

One of Italy's top opera houses, La Fenice stages a rich roster of opera, ballet and classical music. The cheapest seats are in the boxes at the top. The view is extremely restricted, but you will get to hear the mu…
Opera in San Marco

Musica a Palazzo

Hang onto your prosecco and brace for impact: in historic salons, the soprano’s high notes imperil glassware, and thundering baritones reverberate through inlaid floors. During performances of opera from Verdi or Ro…
Classical Music in San Marco

Interpreti Veneziani

Hard-core classical fans might baulk at the idea of Vivaldi being played night after night for decades, but it truly is a fitting soundtrack to this city of intrigue. You’ll never listen to The Four Seasons again wi…
Theatre in San Marco

Teatro Goldoni

Named after the city’s great playwright, Venice's main theatre has an impressive dramatic range that runs from Goldoni’s comedy to Shakespearean tragedy (mostly in Italian), plus ballets and concerts. Don't be foole…
Arts Centre in San Marco

Teatrino Palazzo Grassi

A separate entity to Palazzo Grassi, Teatrino Palazzo Grassi's 225-seat auditorium hosts a wide range of cultural events, from live concerts to video art and lectures. Designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, the …
Classical Music in San Marco

Virtuosi di Venezia

One of several chamber groups trotting out Vivaldi's Four Seasons night after night, this lot spice it up with a bit of opera, including arias by Puccini, Verdi and Donizetti. They perform at the Ateneo di San Basso…
Cinema in San Marco

Multisala Rossini

Film buffs who miss the proverbial boat to the annual Venice Film Festival on the Lido, rejoice: award-winning films and blockbusters screen year-round at the city's cinema. Some films are screened in the original l…