How To Watch Teatro Alla Scala’s Opening Night

By Francisco Salazar

On Dec. 7, 2018, the Teatro alla Scala will open its 2018-19 season.

The season will open with Verdi’s “Attila” starring Ildar Abdrzakov, Saioa Hernandez, George Petean, and Fabio Sartori conducted by Riccardo Chailly. The opera, which will be shown in a new production by Davide Livermore, will be broadcast worldwide on television by Rai 1, Arte (France, Germany), Ceska Televiza (Czech Republic), MTVA (Unghery) and RSI (Switzerland) along with the movie theaters of the All’Opera circuit.

It will also be presented on the radio of the Euroradio circuit and will be broadcast on RTP (Portugal), NHK (Japan) and Il Media (South Korea) at a later time.

The work will showcase Riccardo Chailly in his fourth season as Music Director as he continues to revive Italian opera at the Teatro alla Scala. It will also continue La Scala’s tradition of broadcasting opening night.

“Attila” will be performed through Jan. 8, 2018.