Teatro alla Scala

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Rattle, Salonen, Chailly, all at the Philharmonie!

January is a fruitful month for the Philharmonie de Paris, which welcomes three of the most prominent conductors. Sir Simon Rattle opens the ball on 14 and 15 January 2023 with the London Symphony Orchestra and two fine programmes, Sibelius/Bruckner then Beethoven/Stravinsky. The Orchestre de Paris meets Esa-Pekka Salonen on 25 and 26 January for […]

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Franco Zeffirelli at La Scala

As La Scala in Milan prepares to open its new season on 7 December 2022 with Boris Godunov, the great Italian institution is first paying tribute to one of its legendary directors with an exhibition that opened on 8 November 2022. Franco Zeffirelli, who died in 2019, would have been 100 years old on 12 […]

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Riccardo will not be conducting the masked ball

Due to an illness that has prevented him from taking part in rehearsals, Maestro Riccardo Chailly, Music Director of Teatro alla Scala in Milan, will not be conducting the performances of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera on the prestigious Italian stage scheduled for 4 to 22 May 2022. In the pit, Nicola Luisotti and Giampaolo […]

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Adrienne sees double

The Teatro alla Scala in Milan is once again performing the Italian repertoire with Adriana Lecouvreur, a masterpiece by Francesco Cilea. The greatest sopranos have performed in the role, such as Maria Agresta and Anna Netrebko now, who will alternate between 4 and 19 March 2022. The lovers of his ladies Freddie De Tommaso and […]

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Asmik Grigorian immortalised

While her very first solo recording (of Rachmaninov’s songs with pianist Lukas Geniušas) is to be released on 25 March 2022, Asmik Grigorian already has numerous recording projects with the Alpha Classics label, such as Shostakovich’s 14th with Matthias Goerne and Strauss’s Four Last Songs, both works with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France conducted […]

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Daniel Barenboim to rest

Due to a surgical operation, Maestro Daniel Barenboim is forced to suspend his activities in the coming weeks. As a first consequence, the concert scheduled for Tuesday 8 February 2022 at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan has been postponed to Monday 13 June 2022. All music lovers wish him a speedy recovery!   More […]

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Ludovic Tézier has not been spared

With Massenet’s Thaïs from 10 February to 2 March 2022, directed by Olivier Py, La Scala in Milan had one of the most beautiful cast of the season. Alas, three times alas! the immense baritone Ludovic Tézier must give up performing as Athanaël, a victim of the Covid like an impressive number of artists in […]

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Baritone Luca Salsi honoured

On 29 December 2021, at the end of the last performance of Verdi’s Macbeth, which opened the new season at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Patrizia Cappuccilli, the daughter of the great baritone, presented Luca Salsi with the Cappuccili Prize in the presence of the Superintendent Dominique Meyer and the Artistic Director of La Scala, […]

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Happy Birthday Maurizio :

On 5 January, the great pianist Maurizio Pollini celebrated his 80th birthday. With few opportunities to see him on stage, aficionados will be scrambling for the last available seats in Rome or Milan. On 28 March, Pollini will give his 150th concert at the Teatro alla Scala.   More info / Book your tickets here  […]

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Postponed La Bayadère at La Scala in Milan

After detecting some cases of Covid within the corps de ballet, La Scala in Milan has been forced to postpone the opening of its dance season by a few days. The performances of La Bayadère that should have taken place on 15 and 17 December 2021 have been postponed to 12 and 13 January 2022. […]