Attending a classical opera under the gold ceiling of the legendary La Scala is a must in the Lombard capital. Especially since, to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the death of the brilliant Mozart, La Scala is putting on a 2016 production of Le Nozze di Figaro, written by the composer and inspired by the Beaumarchais comedy.
Under the baton of young director Franz Welser-Möst, the orchestra of La Scala exalts the great lyric voices of today. Markus Werba, Diana Damrau, and the promising French mezzo Marianne Crebassa are part of this top-flight offering, giving new lustre to a masterpiece that has not aged a bit.
Le Nozze di Figaro
Teatro alla Scala
Via Filodrammatici, 2
From 26 October to 27 November 2016
Tickets go on sale 25 August 2016 at noon
8:00 p.m. (duration: 3 hours)