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Sunday, 02 September 2018, Hour 08:00
Unirii Square

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show category: Lyric Festival

A project supported by the Town Hall and Local Council of Cluj-Napoca and by the Minstry of Culture and National Identity, in the Centenary Year

Recommended Age: 3+


Preceded by three successful editions (2015, 2016 and 2017) that have ended our seasons with some first class open-air events, watched by over 100.000 spectators in the alternative spots in Unirii’s Square and Central Park in Cluj-Napoca, the Opera Aperta 2018 project brings this year to the audience two of the most appreciated productions: the conquering romantic comedy L’elisir d’amore signed by the belcanto composer Gaetano Donizetti, premiered this year on our stage and the dramatic story of the chinese princess Turandot, depicted by Puccini in the last of his masterpieces.

Opera Aperta will take place in the 2nd – 4th September period, and it therefore includes, the next two lyrical events, presented on the open-air stage in Piața Unirii Square, with free acces:

  1. Sunday, September 2nd, 2018, 8 p.m. – L’elisir d’amore by Gaetano Donizetti
  2. Tuesday, September 4th, 2018, 8 p.m. – Turandot by Giacomo Puccini


The two emblematic works that the Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca wants to share to the Cluj public are the direct expression of the Opera Aperta basic principle: to open our curtain to the entire Cluj people, to become an opera for everyone.

Furthermore, the excellency in art and culture is the Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca’s first desideratum, and its distinguished vision comes to complete the aims of our partners.