La Scala

Milan, Italy

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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Founded: 1778
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Italy

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Ram P (8 months ago)
A legend that the world loves and that we wish we could be a part of at least once... When you walk through the rooms with musical instruments and paintings, it's as if you hear the incomparable voice of Maria Callas in La Traviata. Maybe it would be a good idea for this to establish the silence there.
Jane Emmett (8 months ago)
I am so pleased I had the opportunity to visit La Scala. Time constraints meant I only bought an entrance ticket & did not do a tour, however, it was so beautiful & the museum was incredible. There was a rehearsal for the next night which added to the magic. My aim would be to return one day to watch a performance. Highly recommend.
Yu Kho (9 months ago)
It is one of the most beatififul, impressive and memorable places in Milan. We only visited the museum and loved it. You can see pictures, instruments and the jewellery used in various operas. Will return to see the show, hopefully. Highly recommend to everyone
Jacky Carver (10 months ago)
A beautiful and historic theater house that's still in use today. The who's who of Italy have graced this venue! The tickets I purchased directly through the website were very reasonably priced. They included viewing the plush red and golden theater from box seats and a self guided tour of the museum. The museum has tons of memorabilia from plays and concerts over hundreds of years! The venue itself is gorgeous! It's definitely worth a visit while in Milano!
Laura Jigau (11 months ago)
It was on my must-see list and I was lucky to get tickets for an opera evening with Anna Netrebko. I liked that they still keep the uniforms of the past - the valets were dressed in a coool frock coat, with some insignia around their necks, they were young and always smiling.
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