Exclusive: Details of La Scala’s new seasonmain
Alexander Pereira disclsoed the season yesterday at a meeting with union representatives. Here are the leaks we have received:
Music director Riccardo Chailly will open the season in December 2016 with Madam Butterfly directed by the somewhat outspoken Latvian, Alvis Hermanis.
Chailly will later conduct Rossini’s La Gazza Ladra with the Oscar winning film director Gabriele Salvatores.
Other highlights include:
Don Carlo Chung/Peter Stein,
and a new opera by Salvatore Sciarrino.
Full details will be announced mid-May.