La Scala’s big day

As it does every year on 7 December (Saint Ambrose’s Day, patron saint of the city of Milan), Milan’s famous Teatro alla Scala opens its season with a highly anticipated production. Verdi’s Don Carlo was chosen by the renowned conductor Riccardo Chailly, its artistic director, to open the 2023-2024 season. As always, he has assembled a first-rate cast, with Anna Netrebko and Elīna Garanča partnering Francesco Meli, Michele Pertusi, Luca Salsi and Ain Anger in the production directed by Lluís Pasqual, which is already sold out. But La Scala’s season, packed with highlights, has plenty of other surprises in store…

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