Artisti all’Opera. Il Teatro dell’Opera di Roma sulla frontiera dell’arte.17 Nov-11 March. This sumptuous exhibition at Palazzo Braschi explores the relationship between Rome's opera house and artists of international renown, from 1881 to today.
The best-known artists to have worked with Teatro dell'Opera include Pablo Picasso alongside major Italian painters Afro, Giorgio De Chirico, Renato Guttuso and Giacomo Manzù, up to present-day figures such as William Kentridge.
This show comprises the artists' set designs, costumes, paintings, sketches and maquettes. It also screens archive film footage, with the added bonus of opera music in each room.