Just east of Potenza, the town of Brindisi di Montagna is close to the Grancia Park which has a large, modern amphitheatre, a popular destination for lovers of opera and music. La Storia Bandita is performed every summer with a cast of over 400 local volunteers.The story depicts one of the most fierce and painful chapters of Basilicata’s history; the revolt of the peasants in the late 19th century who were inspired by the ideals of freedom and solidarity.