OPERA SEASON 2018 - 2019 La Scala announced its 2018-2019 Opera season today with 15 titles, nine of which are new productions, and two are La Scala premieres. At the heart of the season remains the … [Read more...] about La Scala, Milan: Opera and Recital Season 2018 – 2019
A pleasing new season at La Scala seems to tick all the right boxes, with half the programming dedicated to the Italian repertoire, some rarities, important international operas and a world premiere. … [Read more...] about La Scala, Milan: Opera and Recital Season 2017 – 2018
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Daily Express critic William Hartston feared the worst as the theatre lights dimmed: WHEN a cinema screen lowered over the stage at the Coliseum at the start of this new production of Donizetti's … [Read more...] about Figgis’ Lucrezia Borgia at the English National Opera “really works”