Exclusive and for the first time, Arthaus Musik presents this breakthrough concert on DVD. Recorded in August 1988 at the Arena di Verona, the gala - on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Arena di Verona Opera Festival - is one of the high acclaimed concerts of the last decades. The joint concert is hosted by the Spanish star tenor Jose Carreras. Together with an impressive array of stellar guests, famous singers from all over the world, he presents a magnificent bouquet of aria from operas, which were performed during the last 75 years in this antique place by unforgettable and great voices. Only the final piece, which brings the concert to a resounding close, is not an opera aria. Jose Carreras sings the song that has since become his personal signature tune: "Granada" by Agustin Lara. Watching this programme and listening to the distinctive Arena sound, arouses the special feeling of being part of an audience on that night, only a stone's throw away from the stage. The perfect Christmas gift for music-lovers, friends of opera but also for those who want to get in touch with classical music for the first time.