La Scala (official name Teatro alla Scala) in Milan is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. The theatre was inaugurated on 3 August 1778. Most of Italy's greatest operatic artists, and many of the finest singers from around the world, have appeared at La Scala. The theatre is regarded as one of the leading opera and ballet theatres in the world and is home to the La Scala Theatre Chorus, La Scala Theatre Ballet and La Scala Theatre Orchestra. The theatre also has an associate school, known as the La Scala Theatre Academy, which offers professional training in music, dance, stage craft and stage management.

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Marshall Howell (11 months ago)
Beautiful theater with wonderful history. You don't get an extensive tour, only access to a few suites with a view of the theater but there is a very nice museum and a free app with an audio tour.
eevahn (11 months ago)
Astonishing architecture. It feels amazing just being in there. The experience is truly beautiful and whoever visits will enjoy for sure!! The ushers are kind and helpful. Truly a great place!
Anna Williams (11 months ago)
Good memory of our January visit. Probably the best opera house in the world, expecially when it comes to Italian opera. The audience is very demanding and knows what to expect. Full of history and it feels.
Panayiotis Georgiou (12 months ago)
If you wanted to be in the greatest opera house in the world and see an opera, you will regret it if you don't go It is expensive, but seeing a performance is amazing. It is a beautiful building inside, despite it's sedate exterior. Inside, wonderful stairways, rooms to view from with less uncomfortable seats than most, a small screen for translated text. I think if you want to see an opera, go to another country or city and see theirs, then come to la Scala and experience the best. Wish I was rich and lived in Milan to be a subscriber and see everything.
Pietro Gatti (12 months ago)
The Scala doesn't need any review. I haven't been there for a couple of decades, but could still remember the emotions of the first time I walked in there as a teenager. If anything, emotions were greater now that I've returned as a grown-up. The famed renovations have expanded the ability to manage complex scenarios, and the result is impressive operas that will live up to your expectations.
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