Italian Night At Arcosanti

Italian Night is a yearly tradition of the Colly Soleri Music Center. This year, it will be held on Saturday, July 21. Arrive at 5pm for a complimentary tour of Arcosanti, followed by dinner at 6pm and performance at 7:30pm. Italian Night charms guests with family-style Italian food and captivating music amidst the stunning architecture and high desert landscape of Arcosanti. In the setting of Italian cypress and olive trees, dinner is enjoyed outdoors under the dramatic Arcosanti Vaults where pasta is served from festive wheelbarrows in honor of the construction culture at Arcosanti. A performance after dinner will take you to Italy with American soprano Jayne Casselman, accompanied by Lynne Haeseler on piano, featuring works by Puccini, Boito, Verdi and Scarlatti.

Tickets are $40 for the performance and dinner or $20 for the performance only ($10) students. Dinner reservations required. Call 928.632.7135 or visit for tickets and more information.

Arcosanti is located midway between Phoenix and Flagstaff, at Exit 262 off I-17 and Route 69 Cordes Junction. Take the Cordes Junction/Prescott turnoff and follow the signs for Arcosanti.

Photo: Arcosanti Vaults courtesy of CodyR via Flickr

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