Tag Archive | Teatro alla Scala

Life Alert: Anna Netrebko Returns to “La Traviata” at La Scala

Life Alert: Anna Netrebko Returns to “La Traviata” at La Scala

Please head over to Parterre Box to read my thoughts on Anna Netrebko’s magnificent return to the role of Violetta in La Traviata at Teatro alla Scala in Milan last week.

Dogeball: “I Due Foscari” at Teatro Alla Scala

Dogeball: “I Due Foscari” at Teatro Alla Scala

Luca Salsi, Anna Pirozzi, Francesco Meli, and Michele Mariotti make a strong case for Verdi’s “I Due Foscari” at Teatro alla Scala.

A Study in How We Get Young People Into Opera Houses(Without Applying Excessive Force)

As the weekend winds down, I thought you dear readers would appreciate a treat. As an assignment in English class last month, we were assigned to write a research paper about a topic of our choice. Being the operaphile I am, my choice was to examine the way opera companies are attracting younger audiences and […]

Uncovering La Wally: Part 1

Happy New Year, Opera Fans! It’s true that conversations about opera with other people are far and few between but when one does surface, I get pretty excited. That being said-and I really do appreciate these conversations- a question I get asked frequently that drives me crazy is “What’s your favorite opera?” It drives me […]