14-26 Nov. To end the 2016-2017 season La Scala has commissioned this new opera by Salvatore Sciarrino together with Berlin's Staadtsoper.
The work by one of Italy's foremost living composers is inspired by the life of the composer Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682). It is conducted by Maxime Pascal, one of Europe's top young conductors, and is directed by Jürgen Flimm.
La Scala has a policy of producing one contemporary work a year, usually a world premier. Teatro alla Scala, Via Filodrammatici 2, www.teatroallascala.org.