September 21, 2021

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The La Scala Opera House in Milan is a season opener with TV gala options

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On Monday, Milan’s venerable La Scala Opera House will host a worldwide distribution of the TV gala show, which will feature a mask-wearing orchestra and a multimedia medal of opera, ballet, pop music and screen stars at the empty venue, and will open the canceled season.

The La Scala call was forced to close due to the epidemic Among the top is its traditional theatrical December opera opening Events in the cultural calendar of Europe For the first time since World War II. Until recently, there were planned openers Gaetano Doningetti “With Lucia de Lamarmoor Soprano Liset of the United States is ready to perform the title title Europisa.

Europisa (pictured) will be the first American to inaugurate La Scala Since Maria Calas in the 1950s.

Instead she will be part of a lineup featuring 24 star talents, as well as Placido Domingo, tenor Juan Diego Flores, dancer Roberto Boli, sting and Italian actor Caterina Murino, the bond girl of “Casino Royale”.

The partial pre-recorded event features mostly Opera Arias Other composers include Giuseppe Verdi, Giochino Rossini and Richard Wagner, But there are also movie clips that pay homage to the classic movies of Federico Fellini and Charlie Chaplin.

La Scala music director Ricardo Chile will lead the orchestra, chorus and ballet corps of the theater. The event will be staged and directed by David Livermore, who has hosted other La Scala openers. The costumes are designed by Milan fashion designers whose names have not yet been revealed.

The concert will be inaugurated by a drone shot at a museum flying over Milan, the capital of Italy’s northern Lombardy region, hitting more than 20,000 people since the epidemic began, representing 40% of the country’s total mortality rate.

The festival will be broadcast on Pubcaster RI in Italy and on the French-German channel ARTE across Europe. It will stream worldwide on classical music and opera platform Medici TV.

La Scala reopened in July after being closed for four months during the first wave of Italy’s COVID-19. But in October, Italy closed theaters and concert halls again to contain the second wave of transition.

Last month, more than 600 La Scala singers and musicians tested positive for the virus, which forced all members of the chorus to separate from orchestra members.

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