How to see free La Scala shows around Milan

How to see free La Scala shows around Milan
How to see free La Scala shows around Milan

The Teatro alla Scala in Milan will offer zero-cost shows around the city. It will happen from 11 to 14 July, when dance and music will animate the neighborhoods, from the center to the suburbs, thanks to the performances of the Piermarini orchestra, choir and corps de ballet. To take advantage of this precious opportunity, a moment of high culture totally free, it will be mandatory to register. Reservations will open online on the teatroallascala.org website starting at 2 pm on Saturday 3 July. It will be possible to book a maximum of two nominative tickets per registration.

The program of the shows

The event, entitled ‘The staircase goes to town’, includes 14 free shows in as many places in the city, which will see orchestra professors, choir and dance artists on the stage. On Wednesday 14 July, some of the same groups will create an open day at La Scala with four appointments with the instrumentalists at 3 pm and 7 pm and with the Ballet at 9 pm. All events will be free admission with reservation required to ensure compliance safety regulations.

Many places in the city involved in the review, included in the schedule of the Municipality of Milan La bella estate. Two concerts will take place in the center, on July 12 with the arches at the Brera Art Gallery and on July 13 with the choir at the State University, but the project expands northwards with the concerts of the Choir at the Institute of the Salesians Don Bosco and at Villa Simonetta. on the 11th and at the Certosa di Milano on the 12th and the Orchestra with percussions at the Spirit de Milan on the 12th, the string concerts at Villa Litta Modigliani and Villa Mirabello on the 13th and with dance performances at the Arcimboldi Theater on the 11th and at the Teatro dei Martinitt (restored with the support of the Teatro alla Scala, which among other things sold the old seats in the stalls) on the 13th. Proceeding south, do not miss the dance at the Mysterious Baths on the 12th but also the concerts of the ‘orchestra with strings at the Mulino di Chiaravalle and with brass at Casa Jannacci on the 11th, and with the Jazz Trio at the Cortile di Chiesa Rossa on the 13th.

The shows range from different musical genres, from classical by Rossini, Vivaldi and Verdi to jazz, passing through a tribute to Astor Piazzolla on the centenary of his birth. The choir is presented in double formation, female and complete organic choir, with layouts ranging from Rachmaninov to spirituals, from Brahms to Richard Strauss. The dance also offers a varied program that includes contemporary with the choreography of Kratz, Valastro, Lukács and Bigonzetti but also classics on the tips such as Sylvia by Legris and Swan Lake by Nureyev.

“La Scala in Città – they write from the Theater – is an important signal and a necessary initiative after so many months of distancing, but also a gesture in line with the history of the Theater: Superintendent Meyer often said that he thought about what Paolo would have done Grassi in our years and with our means, and the answer can only lie in this combination of the physical presence of the Scaligeri complexes in the city (the autumn performances of the Corps de Ballet at the Arcimboldi Theater were also announced) and new perspectives of diffusion technology of the shows “.

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