12.10.2018 - 15.10.2018
An exclusive opportunity to combine the best art experiences Palermo has to offer – all with a personal touch! With this Staging you get unparalleled access to the European Contemporary Art Biennale, Manifesta12, with a private guided tour by an art curator. Even though the biennale takes place in a new city every time, you can always count on quality as it consistently delivers thought-provoking artists and fresh perspectives. Additionally, you get a private tour of Teatro Massimo, the biggest opera in Italy, before attending the premiere of Rigoletto that night. Included are 3 nights at the Hotel Plaza Opera.
Programme: 3 days and 3 nights
Day 1 – Friday 12 October
Arrival at the Hotel Plaza Opera. The hotel is dedicated to providing the best international design presented with a local, Sicilian flair. Relax in your Standart Room before the culture-packed days ahead.
Day 2 – Saturday 13 October
7:00 PM – you will be met by a guide at the Teatro Massimo www.teatromassimo.it and get a special private tour of the halls before that night’s performance. The theatre will otherwise be closed to the public, giving you a unique opportunity to explore, and feel the energy of a bustling theatre preparing for a grand premiere!
8:30 PM – enjoy the world premiere of Rigoletto, directed by John Turturro, and conducted by Stefano Ranzani.
Day 3 – Sunday 14 October
Wonder at amazing contemporary art at Manifesta in the company of an art curator who will guide you through the exhibitions offering insightful information to enhance your experience. Due to the spread-out nature of the biennale, and because of the locations chosen to host the exhibits, you will get to see a lot of Palermo itself and glimpse art on every corner. A once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Day 4 – Monday 15 October
Leisurely breakfast, and check-out.