The current golden age in Puccinian scholarship has provided fresh insights into the composer’s craft. While Manon Lescaut marked Puccini’s first big success, he obsessively honed the score in the 30 that
Filled with emotional depth, Violetta in "La Traviata" is one of opera's most glorious heroines. Verdi's sumptuous masterpiece recently returned to La Scala in Milan. The cast includes the luminous soprano
Italy’s famed La Scala opera house has voted to reject a deal in which Saudi Arabia would have donated €15 million (£12.8 million) over five years in return for obtaining a place on the board for its minister.
FILE PHOTO: A general view of the La Scala theatre before the season opening in Milan, Italy December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s La Scala opera house has