Performances

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 11:15AM & WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 12:30PM

Manon Lescaut from Giacomo Puccini received thirty curtain calls at the behest of enthusiastic audiences and critics. It was with this work that Puccini revealed himself 124 years ago on the very same stage of the Teatro Regio di Torino as an operatic composer on a par with Verdi.
Puccini is fascinated by the destiny of a woman whose sensuality

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 11:15AM

The unforgettable game of silhouettes with which Giorgio Streheler interpreted the charm of Mozart’s Singspiel was conceived for the Salzburg Festival, where it was staged in 1965 under the baton of Zubin Mehta, and then regularly revived at La Scala from 1972 onwards. At twenty years since the death of the great director, who from 1951 staged some by-now legendary operas

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 11:15AM

“Before the carnival is over, all Rome will love my Cinderella…” Thus spoke Rossini in 1817, in the aftermath of the disastrous opening night, firmly convinced that his pumpkin would be transformed into a sumptuous carriage. The future was to prove him right. However, in moving from Perrault’s tale to the opera, the humble servant who dreams of going to the ball has lost

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15 11:15AM

Javier Camarena and Antonino Siragusa have chosen the Liceu for their debut as the Duke of Mantua, starring beside Carlos Álvarez, Àngel Òdena -which also makes his debut as Rigoletto- and Leo Nucci, in this luxury production. Rigoletto, based on a play by Victor Hugo, is part of the operatic canon and was censored before the premiere for criticizing the monarchy of the