28 Feb-14 March. Anna Netrebko (9,11,14 March) Leo Nucci and Francesco Meli sing in this Liliana Cavani 1990 production of Verdi's ever-popular work. It is conducted by Nello Santi making his debut with a Verdi opera at La Scala. Ailyn Perez alternates with Netrebko in the role of Violetta on (28 Feb and 3, 5 March) and she will return to La Scala in July in the role of Mimì in Puccini's La Boheme.
Funds raised at a special extra performance on 26 February at 19.00 will go towards a special project for the young in the earthquake zones of central Italy. Teatro alla Scala, Via Filodrammatici 2, www.teatroallascala.org.