Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Ludovic Tézier, Rosa Feola, Juan Diego Flórez, Camilla Nylund & Marina Rebeka Lead Teatro alla Scala’s 2024-25 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Teatro alla Scala has announced its 2024-25 Season.

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The season opens with Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” starring Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Ludovic Tézier, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Alexander Vinogradov, and Marco Filippo Romano. Riccardo Chailly conducts the new production by Leo Muscato. The opera will also star Elena Stikhina, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Luciano Ganci, and Simon Li in the second cast.

Performance Dates: Dec. 7, 2024-Jan. 2025

Ambrogio Maestri leads Verdi’s “Falstaff” with Luca Micheletti, Juan Francisco Gatell, Rosa Feola, Rosalia Cid, and Marianna Pizzolato. Daniele Gatti conducts the revival.

Performance Dates: Jan. 16-Feb. 7, 2025

Sir David McVicar’s production of Wagner’s “Die Walküre” will star Klaus Florian Vogt, Günther Groissböck, Michael Volle, Elza van den Heever, Okka von der Damerau, and Camilla Nylund. Christian Thielemann conducts.

Performance Dates: Feb. 5-23, 2025

Aida Garifullina and Alexey Markov lead Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” with Alisa Kolosova, Elmina Hasan, Julia Gertseva, Dmitry Korchak, and Dmitry Ulyanov. Timur Zangiev conducts the new production by Mario Martone.

Performance Dates: Feb. 19-March 11, 2025

Chiara Isotton and Elena Stikhina headline Puccini’s “Tosca” alongside Francesco Meli, Fabio Sartori, Luca Salsi, and Amartuvshin Enkhbat. Michele Gamba conducts.

Performance Dates: March 15-April 4, 2025

Florian Leopold Gassmann’s “L’Opera Seria” will be directed by Laurent Pelly and will be conducted by Christophe Rousset. The cast will include Pietro Spagnoli, Mattia Olivieri, Giovanni Sala, Josh Lovell, Julie Fuchs, Andrea Carroll, Serena Gamberoni, Alessio Arduini, Alberto Allegrezza, Lawrence Zazzo, and Filippo Mineccia.

Performance Dates: March 29-April 9, 2025

Lucas Meachem, Kate Lindsey, Katrina Galka, Gianluca Buratto, Daniela Barcellona, Marco Filippo Romano, Roberto Frontali, Giorgio Berrugi, Owen Willetts, Giovanni Sala, Carlo Vistoli, Leonardo Cortellazzi, and Adrien Mathonat star in the world premiere of “Il Nome della Rosa” by Francesco Filidei. Damiano Michieletto directs and Ingo Metzmacher conducts.

Performance Dates: March 27-May 10, 2025

Riccardo Chailly conducts Kurt Weill’s “Die Sieben Todsünden / Mahagonny-Songspiel / Happy End” with Alma Sadé, Lauren Michelle, Elliott Carlton Hines, Andrew Harris, Matthäus Schmidlechner, Michael Smallwood, and Geoffrey Carey. Irina Brooks directs.

Performance Dates: May 14-30, 2025

Marina Rebeka headlines Bellini’s “Norma” alongside Freddie De Tommaso, Michele Pertusi, and Vasilisa Berzhanskaya. Fabio Luisi conducts the new production by Olivier Py.

Performance Dates: June 27-July 17, 2025

Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” will be conducted by Gianluca Capuano and will star artists of the Teatro alla Scala Academy.

Performance Dates: Sept. 6-19, 2025

Verdi’s “Rigoletto” will return with Vittorio Grigolo, Dmitry Korchak, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Regula Mühlemann, Francesca Pia Vitale, Gianluca Buratto, and Martina Belli. Marco Armiliato conducts.

Performance Dates: Oct. 7-28, 2025

Julie Fuchs, Juan Diego Flórez, Pietro Spagnoli, Géraldine Chauvet, and Barbara Frittoli lead Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment.” Evelino Pidò conducts Laurent Pelly’s legendary production.

Performance Dates: Oct. 17-Nov. 7, 2025

Robert Carsen directs a new production of Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” with Elsa Dreisig, Nina van Essen, Sandrine Piau, Luca Micheletti, Giovanni Sala, and Gerald Finley.

Performance Dates: Nov. 5-26, 2025

Concerts 

Tugan Sokhiev conducts Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with Rosa Feola, Elizabeth DeShong, Sebastian Kohlhepp, and Hanno Muller-Brachmann.

Performance Dates: July 1-3, 2025

Riccardo Chailly joins forces with Elīna Garanča and Christopher Maltman for music by Mahler, Schönberg, and Berg.

Performance Dates: Oct. 18-23, 2025

Recitals 

Ludovic Tézier and Julius Drake perform in recital.

Performance Date: Nov 24, 2024

Joyce DiDonato and Craig Terry join forces for an evening of song.

Performance Date: May 19, 2025

Matthias Goerne performs Schubert’s “Winterreise” with Maria João Pires.

Performance Date: Oct. 5, 2025

Asmik Grigorian and Hyung-Ki Joo perform together.

Performance Date: Oct. 19, 2025

Erwin Schrott concludes the recital series with Alessandro Amoretti

Performance Date: Nov 9, 2025

Extraordinary concerts 

Daniele Gatti conducts the Christmas concert with Mariangela Sicilia, Vasilia Berzhanskaya, Yijie Shi, and Michele Pertusi.

Performance Date: Dec 21, 2024

Mozart’s “Mitridate” will be performed in concert with Sergey Romanovsky, Jessica Pratt, Olga Bezsmertna, Rose Naggar-Tremblay, Maria Kokareva, Alasdair Kent, and Nina van Esse. Christophe Rousset conducts.

Performance Date: May 18, 2025

Leonardo Garcia Alarcon conducts Rameau’s “Les Indes galantes.”

Performance Date: Nov. 16, 2025

Invited Orchestras 

Raphaël Pichon conducts Bach’s Johannes-Passion with the Pygmalion.

Performance Date: April 17, 2025

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