Italy’s Teatro alla Scala celebrates the official opening of Andrea Chénier December 7; the opera by Umberto Giordano kicks off the 2017–18 season at the Milan opera house. The production stars Yusif Eyvazov in the title role, Anna Netrebko as Maddalena di Coigny, and Luca Salsi as Gérard. Riccardo Chailly leads from the pit.
Flip through photos of the show below:
The first-ever performance of Andrea Chénier, the fourth opera by Umberto Giordano, was held at La Scala March 28, 1896. The premiere was broadcast live on RAI 1 and in cinemas around the world.