‘La Scala in città’ is sold out

‘La Scala in città’ is sold out
‘La Scala in città’ is sold out

The free tickets for the performances of ‘La Scala in città’ were immediately sold out, the project that from Sunday 11 to Tuesday 13 July will bring the instrumentalists of the Philharmonic and artists of the Scaligeri Choir and Ball to perform on 14 stages in the different areas of the city ​​to meet on Wednesday 14 on an open day at La Scala. Reservations opened at 2 pm last Saturday, immediately registering a peak in contacts and in a few minutes a full house for the shows in the city for a total of 2400 seats, followed in a few hours by a full house also for the 2800 of the conclusion to the Piermarini. The capacities, in compliance with the distancing rules, vary from 80 seats in the Cascina Mirabello to 450 in the Teatro dei Martinitt, while at La Scala a maximum of 760 spectators are allowed. Meanwhile, the opening of sales for the autumn shows is approaching: from Thursday 8 July at 12 noon it will be possible to buy tickets for the three Rossini titles ‘L’italiana in Algeri’ (footage of the show by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle directed by Ottavio Dantone on stage from 10 September), ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’ (new production by Leo Muscato directed by Riccardo Chailly from 30 September) and ‘Il turco in Italia’ (shooting of the show by Roberto Andò, staged only one evening before the lockdown, directed by Diego Fasolis). Thursday 15 July at 12 opens the sale for the world premiere of ‘Madina’, the long-awaited collaboration between the composer Fabio Vacchi and the choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti, directed by Michele Gamba with Roberto Bolle and Antonella Albano on stage, on stage from 1 October. From the same day, tickets are available for ‘La Calisto’, a seventeenth-century masterpiece by Francesco Cavalli in the first La Scala directed by David McVicar and conducted by Christophe Rousset on stage from 30 October, and for the resumption of ‘L’elisir d’ amore ‘by Donizetti in the show by Grischa Asagaroff with the sets by Tullio Pericoli directed from 9 November by Michele Gamba. Third opening of sales on Tuesday 27 July at 12 for the three Extraordinary Concerts of the autumn: the Milanese stage of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia directed by Daniele Gatti on 21 September, the return in concert of Sonya Yoncheva with a baroque program and the Chapel Mediterranea conducted by Leonardo Garcìa Alarcon on November 18 and finally the oratorio ‘Teodora’ by Handel on November 20 with the orchestra Il pomo d’oro conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev and a cast that includes Lisette Oropesa, Joyce Di Donato and Michael Spyres. (MiaNews)

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