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Ensemble

The Ambiguity of 'Fidelio'

GIUSEPPE PENNISI was at the opening night
of La Scala's opera season

 

The opening night of La Scala's opera season is a major event, not only in Italy but internationally. It is scheduled every year on 7 December, St Ambrose Day, the patron of Milan. Prices are sky high: 2,000 euros per orchestra or box seat. Normally, the audience is largely made up of industrialists, financiers and guests from the top Italian cultural world, who are not all necessarily familiar with music or lyric theatre...

Copyright © 13 December 2014 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

FIDELIO

GERMANY

LA SCALA

MILAN

ITALY

DANIEL BARENBOIM

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