18 June-29 Aug 2010. This famous opera festival is entirely dedicated to film and stage director Franco Zeffirelli, who has staged all the productions this year. The operas are Turandot, Aida, Madama Butterfly, Carmen and Il Trovatore.
However the only new production is Turandot; all the others are from past editions of the festival. Singers to look out for include Marcelo Alvarez, Maria Guleghina, Amarilli Nizza, Fiorenza Cedolins, Svetla Vassileva, Tichina Vaughn, Carlo Ventre.