Terme di Caracalla
Monday 29 June, 9 pm <<<BUY
A new event on the summer programme of the Rome Opera House: on 29 June the Baths of Caracalla will welcome a concert by “Bob Dylan and his Band”. This is a unique opportunity to listen to the legendary singer in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. Dylan has always sung about the torments and troubles of generations since the sixties. This rock legend will perform his most famous songs, true classics, as well as excerpts from his most recent album Shadows in the Night. Bob Dylan is an ageless performer who will participate in the summer Puccini festival at Caracalla from 6 June to 7 August, with performances of La Bohème, Turandot and Madama Butterfly, concerts by Elton John on 12 July, and Ludovico Einaudi on 2 August, as well as evenings of dance with Roberto Bolle and the “Pink Floyd Ballet”.
Caracalla is opening its doors to all musical genres: opera, dance, contemporary music, pop and rock, with the common denominator of artistic excellence.
This summer Caracalla will satisfy the tastes of a much vaster and culturally diverse audience of all ages.
Therefore we welcome Bob Dylan in conert on 29 June in the enchanting timeless Baths of Caracalla. The great “minstrel”, one of the most prestigious names in rock music, will offer us his magical talent and immortal songs. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked him number two in a list of the top 100 artists (after the Beatles). Recently Bob Dylan has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honour in the United States bestowed upon him by the President of the United States. In 2008 he was bestowed with a special Pulitzer Prize for “his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.” Furthermore, he was bestowed with France’s Legion of Honour in 2013, the Swedish Polar Music Prize in 2000 and he has been conferred with diverse honorary degrees from such distinguished institutions as the University of St Andrews and Princeton University, besides numerous other honours. Bob Dylan has sold over 125 million records around the world.
Ticket prices range from 70 to 120 euros and will be available for purchase starting Wednesday 18 March.