September 28 – October 2, 2023 Join us for an exciting weekend of music, food, and fellowship at the International Friends of Festival Verdi Weekend in Parma, Italy. Enjoy performances of I Lombardi and Il Trovatore at Teatro Regio in Parma and Falstaff at Teatro Verdi in Busseto. Itinerary includes a Gala dinner at one … Read more
IFFV hosted its 2nd annual Spring Gala Reception on Thursday, June 15th, 2023 at the University Club NY. Thank you for your support!
International Friends of Festival Verdi is always looking for new ways to support educational programs that uplift artists and are centered around Verdi. This is why we are particularly dedicated to our sponsorship programs with Teatro Regio’s Academies, which include but are not limited to Accademia Verdiana, a training course for young opera singers, and … Read more
Verdi Off is the Festival Verdi collateral series of widespread events, workshops, and activities with a strong social impact. Spreading emotions, promoting cultural emancipation and integration, delighting, educating, and transmitting the fascination of the Opera, involving each spectator,enriching the lives of those who live and visit the Maestro’s lands, even in the places where music … Read more
A message from the International Friends of Festival Verdi President, James E. Miller, with a Special Guest. Dear Friends, it’s been a few years since we began this journey with the International Friends of Festival Verdi. I still remember the first time that I entered Teatro Regio di Parma in 2016 for dress rehearsals and … Read more
Festival Verdi XX Edition, “Scintille d’Opera” This edition was, for a series of well know reasons, very special. “Scintille d’Opera” (Sparks of Opera) was born to make hearts shine, despite all. The Festival Verdi was redesigned in an open-air formula – maintaining a high range of quality – and calibrated on people’s needs and Parma … Read more
This is not only a chandelier. This is not only a logo. Dear Friends, Today I would like to show our beautiful chandelier and to tell you its story from a place you all know well, the Royal Box. This box has welcomed you though the past editions of the Festival Verdi and we really … Read more
A message from the Teatro Regio di Parma General Director, Anna Maria Meo. Dear Friends, It has been a long time since we haven’t seen each other, we haven’t met in the occasion of the Festival Verdi and I just want to say a few words to tell you that we miss you, we miss … Read more