La Scala


In Cinemas 7, 8, 9 & 12 Feb 2020
Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Anna Netrebko (Tosca), Francesco Meli (Cavaradossi), Luca Salsi (Scarpia), Carlo Cigni (Angelotti), Alfonso Antoniozzi (Sagrestano), Carlo Bosi (Spoletta), Giulio Mastrototaro (Sciarrone), Ernesto Panariello (Carceriere), Gianluigi Sartori (Pastore)
Giacomo Puccini
Davide Livermore
Set Design
Giò Forma
2h56 including interval
Sung in Italian, with English subtitles
Captured live from Teatro alla Scala, Milan 7 Dec 2019
Official Event Listing
  • Powerful. Anna Netrebko shines in the title role. Sparks flew between her and baritone Luca Salsi. Riccardo Chailly conducts a fine reading of the score. This is La Scala, firing on all cylinders.

Opera in three acts (1900)

New production! For the fifth consecutive year, Palace Opera Ballet will present La Scala’s season opening gala, the grandest night of the year in the world of opera, and one of Europe’s most anticipated annual cultural events.

For the occasion this year, Riccardo Chailly reteams with Davide Livermore and Giò Forma to sign a new staging of Puccini’s original version of ToscaAnna Netrebko sings the title role as the glamourous singer Floria Tosca, who catches the eye of the corrupt police chief Baron Scarpia (Luca Salsi) as he plots to destroy her lover, Mario Cavaradossi (Francesco Meli), a politically rebellious painter.


La Scala

Milan's famous Teatro alla Scala was inaugurated on 3 August 1778. Apart from its sheer beauty and size, La Scala's acoustics are said to be perfect. One of the leading opera and ballet theatres in the world, the venue is home to the La Scala Theatre Chorus, La Scala Theatre Ballet and La Scala Theatre Orchestra, as well as the La Scala Theatre Academy.

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