If you visit Naples in May you can take part to the events that will take place in the city during that month.
Visiting Naples in May it is possible to visit a temporary exhibition in the area dedicated to contemporary art of the prestigious Capodimonte Museum. The director Sylvain Bellenger has given the opportunity to ten people between artists and personalities of the contemporary art world to set up their ideal exhibition until 17 June 2018. It is an exhibition-manifesto through which each of the people called must express his or her own museum idea. The people involved are: Laura Bossi Régnier, Giuliana Bruno, Gianfranco d’Amato, Marc Fumaroli, Riccardo Muti, Mariella Pandolfi, Giulio Paolini, Paolo Pejrone, Vittorio Sgarbi and Francesco Vezzoli.
Those who love the new ways of setting up a contemporary art show can join the Van Gogh Immersive Experience until Sunday, May 13th. The exhibition is in the Basilica of San Giovanni Maggiore has been very successful and it is still one of the right places to welcome all those who will visit Naples in May.
For lovers of classical music and opera that will be in Naples in May, the Royal Theatre of San Carlo offers lots of highquality performances. Saturday, May 19, at 8.30 p.m. there will be the recital of the famous Russian mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina. Another concert for those who will be in Naples in May is on Saturday May 26th at 8.30 p.m. and on Sunday May 27th at 6.00 p.m. The violinist Stefan Jackiw will perform with the conductor Juraj Valcuha and the prestigious theatre orchestra the Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra, op. 35 by Erich Wolfgang Korongold and in the symphonic poem Symphony of the Alps, op. 64 by Richard Strauss.
From May 20 to June 20 there will be the opportunity to attend one of the most famous works of all, La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. Based on the drama of Alexandre Dumas La dame aux camélias, the opera will be performed by the orchestra, choir and dance corps of the San Carlo theatre along with other great performers who will alternate depending on the date.