(Credit: Ray Burmiston)
Soprano Lise Davidsen will perform the concert at the Teatro alla Scala on May 10, 2021. The concert will be streamed on Raiplay from May 11, 2021 from 12 p.m. CET for a period of one week.
The concert will be open to the audience within the limits of current Italian government’s COVID-19 legislation.
Davidsen will present a rich program, consisting of works by Giuseppe Verdi, Henry Purcell, Richard Strauss, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Richard Wagner. Maestro Riccardo Chailly will conduct the Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus.
Lise Davidsen recently debuted in the role of Sieglinde in Wagner’s “Die Walküre” at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The soprano is scheduled to return to the stage for the performances of Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” and “Die Walküre” at the Bayreuther Festspiele in July and August 2021, before taking on the role of Eva in “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” and the title role in Richard Strauss‘ “Ariadne auf Naxos” at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.