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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Milan

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MilanProkofiev, Stravinsky, Tabakova

Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Tabakova
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; Maxim Rysanov

MilanLa Cenerentola

Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Ottavio Dantone; Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; Teatro alla Scala; Marianne Crebassa; Maxim Mironov

MilanFabio Sartori

Rossini, Verdi, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Tosti
Fabio Sartori; Mzia Bachtouridze

MilanKhovanshchinaNew Production

Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina
Valery Gergiev; Mario Martone; Teatro alla Scala; Margherita Palli; Ursula Patzak; Mikhail Petrenko; Ekaterina Semenchuk
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Elegance and finesse: Marianne Crebassa in recital at La Scala

Marianne Crebassa © Simon Fowler | Warner Classics
The performance of the young French mezzo-soprano was admired more for its correctness than for its seductiveness.
***11
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Crystal-like dismay in Preljocaj's Winterreise for La Scala

S. Ballone, M. Agostino, C. Fiandra and A. Riso in La Scala Ballet's Winterreise © Brescia e Amisano
The long-awaited first creation of the Franco-Albanian choreographer for La Scala Ballet Company inexplicably fails to resonate emotionally with Schubert's masterpiece.
**111
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Saoia Hernández wins La Scala hearts in Attila

Ildar Abdrazakov (Attila) © Teatro alla Scala | Brescia e Amisano
Outstanding vocal and orchestral performances light up La Scala's season opener, matched to a conservative but visually arresting staging from Davide Livermore.
****1
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Beckett at La Scala: world première of Kurtág's Fin de partie

Leigh Melrose (Clov) and Frode Olsen (Hamm) © Ruth Walz | Teatro alla Scala
Never before has human impotence been so cruelly portrayed on stage.
****1
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