Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Milan

Duomo di Milano © Mark Pullinger
Duomo di Milano
© Mark Pullinger
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November 2017
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MilanTi vedo, ti sento, mi perdo

Sciarrino: Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo
Maxime Pascal; Jürgen Flimm; Teatro alla Scala; Laura Aikin; Charles Workman; Otto Katzameier; Sónia Grané

MilanAndrea ChénierNew Production

Giordano: Andrea Chénier
Riccardo Chailly; Mario Martone; Teatro alla Scala; Margherita Palli; Ursula Patzak; Yusif Eyvazov; Anna Netrebko

MilanDie Fledermaus (Il pipistrello)New Production

Strauss II: Die Fledermaus
Zubin Mehta; Cornelius Obonya; Teatro alla Scala; Heike Scheele; Peter Sonn; Eva Mei

MilanSimon Boccanegra

Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Myung-Whun Chung; Federico Tiezzi; Teatro alla Scala; Pier Paolo Bisleri; Giovanna Buzzi; Leo Nucci; Krassimira Stoyanova
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II © Mark Pullinger
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
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Sciarrino's Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo at La Scala

The work takes its inspiration from the life of the little known Italian composer Alessandro Stradella who ended his life stabbed by killers sent by the husbands of his innumerable mistresses.
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Chailly conducts the Messa per Rossini at its Scala première

A sizeable contingent of curious musicologists and critics gathered for the Milan première. It was a gifted a performance with plenty of insights to offer.
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Polished and revelatory: Chailly opens the season

Chailly is beefing up the orchestra's sound and honing its style through an intensive collaboration that has borne tours, recording projects and frequent appearances in Milan.
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Nabucco at La Scala

This was a performance that had you lickng your lips for Santi’s return next season with Zeffirelli’s time-honoured take on Aida.
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Castello Sforzesco © Jakub Hałun | Wikimedia Commons
Castello Sforzesco
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