8. Rome: Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, Dinner & Opera Concert
Take a stirring journey through art and religious history with skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Avoid the long ticket lines and then enjoy your visit at your own pace. Exit the Museum directly to St. Peter Basilica, once again avoiding the long ticket lines.
After sightseeing the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter Basilica, rest and relax in a cozy family, Italian restaurant - Enoteca Corsi, where you will enjoy a delicious Italian dinner. Enoteca Corsi restaurant is visited not only by tourists but also by Roman residents, which is the best recommendation for this place. The restaurant is situated in the center of Rome, very close to the Pantheon.
End your day by participating in an astonishing opera concert presented in the historic church in the center of Rome with excellent acoustics. During the concert, you will listen to the most beautiful opera arias and the most famous melodies of classical music composed by the greatest Italian composers: Verdi, Rossini, Puccini, Bellini, Vivaldi, Leoncavallo, and Mascagni. Moreover, you will be overjoyed by listening to magic Neapolitan songs.
The concert program is presented by grand piano which accompanies exceptional tenor and soprano soloists in opera arias and Neapolitan songs.
Free wine will be served during the concert intermission.
Concerts take place in the magnificent Waldensian Church (via IV Novembre 107) with exceptional acoustics. The church is situated in a historical building in the center of Rome, only 300-meter walk from Piazza Venezia.
Tomaso Albinoni „Adagio”
Antonio Vivaldi “Spring” from “The four seasons”
Giacomo Puccini “Nessun dorma” from “Turandot”
Ruggero Leoncavallo “Mattinata”
Pietro Mascagni “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana
Giuseppe Verdi “Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” from “La Traviata”
Giuseppe Verdi “La Traviata” – overture
Antonio Vivaldi “Summer” from “The four seasons”
Giacomo Puccini “E lucevan le stelle” from “Tosca”
Neapolitan song “Torna a Surriento”
Antonio Vivaldi „Autumn” from „The four seasons”
Giuseppe Verdi “Rigoletto Quartet”– overture
Giacomo Puccini “Vissi d’arte” from “Tosca”
Giuseppe Verdi “La donna è mobile” from “Rigoletto”
Giacomo Puccini “O mio babbino caro”
Giuseppe Verdi „Celeste Aida” from „Aida”
Antonio Vivaldi „Winter” from „The four seasons” –
Neapolitan song „O sole mio”
Approximate duration of the concert (min.): 70 with one break
The organizer reserves the right to modify the content of the program
Guests can choose from two menus
Appetizer: Italian antipasto
Mezzemaniche all'Amatriciana (pasta w bacon, tomato sauce & pecorino cheese) or
Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe (spaghetti pasta w pecorino cheese & black peppers)
Roasted veal with potatoes or
Buffalo Mozzarella cheese with fresh tomatoes and basil
Home-made dessert of the day
Water and bread included
Children under 6 years old will receive a smaller portion