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La Scala gives 'Maria Stuarda'
the royal treatment -
by GREGORY MOOMJY

'... the cast was in fine voice ...'

Gaetano Donizetti: Maria Stuarda. Teatro alla Scala. © 2008 Arthaus Musik GmbH

Every passion has its Mecca. For film lovers, it is Hollywood. For Shakespeare fans, it is The Globe. And for opera aficionados, it is La Scala in Milan. Therefore, my anticipation when I saw that La Scala had put its 2008 production of Donizetti's masterwork Maria Stuarda on DVD requires no explanation...

Copyright © 6 February 2010 Gregory Moomjy,
New York, USA

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DVD INFORMATION: DONIZETTI: MARIA STUARDA

GAETANO DONIZETTI

MARIA STUARDA

LA SCALA

MILAN

ITALY

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