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CULTURAL VENUES IN NAPLES

Tourist and Culture Bureau at Piazza Plebiscito: tel. 081 2471123

San Carlo Theater: Opera and Ballet Season
Information: tel. 081 797 2331    -    fax: 081 400902   - 
ticket office e-mail:
 biglietteria@teatrosancarlo.it

The webpage for the San Carlo Theater is here. There are both Italian and English versions of
schedules and descriptions of upcoming events.




Il Centro per Musica Antica - Pietà de' Turchini

(Generally performs music of the 17- & 1800's)
Concerts are on the premises of the
Church of Santa Caterina da Siena, via S.Caterina da Siena 38, Napoli 81032
           

tel/fax: 081 402395        e-mail: turchini@tin.it

 




Music of the Alessandro Scarlatti Association

Home page and concert schedules

Concerts are at 9 p.m. in the Teatro delle Palme off of Via dei Mille in the Chaia section of Naples.
Information: Piazza dei Martiri 58; tel. 081 406011. e-mail: assoc.scarlatti@napoli.com


 


The faculty and students of the San Pietro a Maiella Music Conservatory in Naples (#41 on the map of the Historic Center of Naples -- here) offer a very wide variety of recitals and concerts under the rubric of I Venerdi musicali (Musical Fridays). Music ranges from choral concerts of medieval polyphony to modern orchestral works. Most of the concerts are on Fridays; some are on Wednesdays. Times vary;  generally they are at either 4 p.m. or 7 p.m.
 

(For a short item on the conservatory, click here.)     Concerts are free. Tel: 564-4411


Tours

Guided tours of the Roman aqueduct system (click here for a related item) beneath the Historic Center of Naples Well worth the visit unless you are claustrophobic. Every day at irregular intervals from Piazza Gaetano near the intersection of Via dei Tribunali and Via San Gregorio Armeno (adjacent to number 33 on the map of the Historic Center).  Tel. 081 296944.

Alternately, on Sat. and Sun. at 10  and 12 a.m. and 6 p.m. as well as Thurs. at 9 p.m. leaving from Piazza Tieste e Trento across from the Royal Palace. Tel. 081 400256.


SITES OF INTEREST NEAR NAPLES


Ruins of Pompeii: Open daily from 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (5 p.m.  Oct-Feb). Ticket includes Oplontis, Stabia and Boscoreale. Tel. 081 857 53 47.
Ruins of Herculaneum: Open daily from 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (5 p.m. Oct-Feb). Ticket includes Oplontis, Stabia and Boscoreale. Tel. 081 857 53 47.
Oplontis: Torre Annunziata, via Sepolcri. Tel. 081 862 17 55.
Antiquarium di Boscoreale: Boscoreale, via Settembrini 15. Tel. 081 536 87 96.
Ruins of Stabia: Castellammare di Stabia, via Paseggiata archeologica.
Flavio Amphitheater of Pozzuoli: Open daily from 9 a.m. to one hour before dusk.
Solfatara Volcano of Pozzuoli: Open daily from 8.30 a.m. to one hour before dusk. Tel: 081 526 23 41.
Archaeological Park of Cuma: Open daily from 9 a.m. to one hour before dusk. Tel. 081 854 30 60.
Archaeol. Park-Baia: Open daily from 9 a.m. to one hour before dusk. Tel. 081 868 75 92.



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