Teatro Massimo, Palermo, Sicily
by Fabrizia Lanza
Palermo’s opera house, built in the 19th century and inspired by ancient Greek ruins in Sicily, is the largest in Italy and the third largest in Europe. You can catch Rigoletto, La Traviata—I love all of Verdi and Puccini; I’m Sicilian. Piazza Giuseppe Verdi 9
This story appeared in the January/February 2011 issue. Photo by Raymond Patrick. See all of Fabrizia Lanza’s favorite places in Palermo.