Built in AD30 the Arena is an outdoor musical theatre.
Capable of seating 20,000 patrons per performance (now limited to 15,000 because of safety reasons), the arena has featured many of world's most notable opera singers. In the post-World War II
era, they have included Giuseppe Di Stefano
, Maria Callas
, Tito Gobbi
and Renata Tebaldi
among other names.