The Teatro Grande Foundation announces the extraordinary openings of the Ridotto during the month of August. A real architectural jewel can be seen for free, allowing citizens to access one of the most evocative eighteenth-century spaces in the area.

Starting from Tuesday 3 August and until Friday 27, the spaces of the Theater will be freely accessible to tourists and visitors. Admission is from Tuesday to Saturday from 11.00 to 19.00, free and without the need for a reservation.

It will thus be possible to admire the magnificence of the Ridotto and the historical documents related to the Brescia debut of the opera Madama Butterfly. In addition to the original 1904 poster, the original image of the cast and an autograph letter written by Giacomo Puccini relating to the general rehearsal of the opera are also preserved in the Butterfly Room. Also not to be missed is the Sala del Teosa, a real and perfectly preserved frescoed casket.

On the days of August 3, 25, 26 and 27 there will also be live musical interludes by the young formation of the Bazzini Consort.

Waiting for the new season of performances that will inaugurate in September, the Teatro Grande Foundation therefore decides to keep the doors of one of the most visited monuments in the city open. A proposal that is part of the wider cultural tourism project that intends to enhance the potential of the Teatro Grande in its role as a historical monument.

Finally, we remind you that the Caffè del Teatro Grande Berlucchi will be open until Sunday 1 August and then reopen on Saturday 28 August, to coincide with the resumption of performances.


The concert scheduled for Tuesday 27th July at the Teatro Grande was canceled due to the indisposition of the pianist Yuja Wang.
All those who have purchased a ticket for the evening can request a refund at the Teatro Grande Box Office up to and including Tuesday 3rd August.
During the current week, the Box Office will be open on the usual days and times: from Tuesday to Friday from 1.30 pm to 7.00 pm and on Saturday from 3.30 pm to 7.00 pm.

Afterwards, the Ticket Office will open:

Monday 26 July and Saturday 31 July from 3.30 pm to 7.00 pm

from Tuesday 27th July to Friday 30th July from 1.30pm to 7.00pm

Monday 2nd August from 1.30pm to 7.00pm

Tuesday 3 August from 1.30pm to 7.00pm

Tickets purchased online can be refunded by bank transfer, to proceed with the refund it will be necessary to send the IBAN code referring to the current account on which to make the payment, indicating the account holder and the bank to the address biglietteria@teatrogrande.it support.

For more information, you can send an email to biglietteria@teatrogrande.it.


The music review Grande in the province returns in the summer of 2021 with a rich program distributed in some of the most evocative places in the Brescia area. The project brings the excellence of the Teatro Grande outside its walls to meet the audience in ever-changing settings and atmospheres, from historic homes and castles to churches and the numerous parks scattered throughout the Brescia province. An initiative that reaches its sixth edition this year, organized by the Teatro Grande Foundation and the Province of Brescia, with the collaboration of the Province of Brescia Events Foundation.

The combination of music and the enhancement of the beauties of our territory has always been much appreciated by the audience who flocked to the appointments scheduled in previous editions. After the success of the last edition, also in 2021 the format of the show will range from different genres, passing from opera recitals to chamber music, from jazz to chanson française.

There will be twelve musical events, scheduled from 15th June to 7th September starting at 21.00 and specific access procedures for each location.


This rich program confirms the artistic quality and the capillarity of the review Grande in the province which every year spreads culture and beauty in the Brescia area: a great journey into music that has never stopped despite the difficult period linked to the pandemic in progress, a journey that once again this year is an important tool for the tourist and cultural promotion of our artistic and landscape assets.

All events are free to attend upon reservation. The methods of accessing the events vary for each municipality, so it is advisable to consult the teatrogrande.it website and the websites of the respective administrations.