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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Milan

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MilanAli Baba and the Forty Thieves (Alì Babà e i 40 ladroni)New Production

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Alì Babà e i 40 ladroni)
Cherubini: Ali Baba ou les Quarante Voleurs
Paolo Carignani; Liliana Cavani; Teatro alla Scala; Leila Fteita; Soloists of the Teatro alla Scala Academy; Teatro alla Scala Academy Orchestra

MilanRPO on Tour: Milan

RPO on Tour:  Milan
Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Marin Alsop; Julia Fischer

MilanBody and Soul

Schumann, Bernstein, Gershwin, Márquez
Neojiba Orchestra Youth Orchestra of Bahia; Ricardo Castro; Martha Argerich

MilanJonas Kaufman, recital

Jonas Kaufman, recital
Jonas Kaufmann; Helmut Deutsch
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Sonya Yoncheva triumphs in Il pirata at La Scala

Sonya Yoncheva (Imogene) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Yoncheva passed the test in style, providing a scintillating delivery that drew feverish approval from the public.
****1
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No protests required: Deborah Warner's Fidelio returns to La Scala

Stuart Skelton (Florestan) and Ricarda Merbeth (Leonore) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Chung's mastery of orchestral colour and texture came into its own, the brooding introduction to Act 2 making for a harrowingly apocalyptic representation of tyranny.
****1
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Mixed results as Fierrabras premieres at La Scala

Peter Sonn (Eginhard) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Harding's grasp of the work's architecture that provides overall coherence. That, combined with the pithy, pulsing core he forges at its heart, makes this performance as engaging as it is polished.
***11
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A guilty pleasure: Zeffirelli's Aida at La Scala

Krassimira Stoyanova (Aida), Fabio Sartori (Radamès) and George Gagnidze (Amonasro) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
You feel you ought not to approve of such directorial extravagance, but catch yourself being drawn into the grand pageant. 
****1
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