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  • 039 K65A0705 Stephen Milling e Ricarda Merbeth
  • 008 K65A0597 Eva Liebau e Martin Piskorski
  • 052 K65A0749 Luca Pisaroni
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  • 12 Myung Whun Chung ph Brescia e Amisano 531036MBDG
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From 18 June to 7 July 2018
Ludwig van Beethoven

Teatro alla Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Teatro alla Scala Production

Running Time: 02 hours 50 minutes intermission included

FIRST ACT: 85 minutes / Intermission: 35 minutes / SECOND ACT: 50 minutes

Conductor Myung-Whun Chung 
Staging Deborah Warner
Sets and costumes Chloé Obolensky
Lights Jean Kalman



Stuart Skelton


Ricarda Merbeth (18, 21, 25 June; 7 July)

Jacquelyn Wagner (28 June; 2, 5 July)

Marzelline Eva Liebau
Rocco Stephen Milling
Don Pizarro Luca Pisaroni
Don Fernando Martin Gantner
Jaquino Martin Piskorski
Erster Gefangener Massimiliano Di Fino (18, 25 June), Giuseppe Bellanca (21 June)
Zweiter Gefangener Marco Granata (18, 25 June), Massimo Pagano (21 June)

The Premiere is dedicated to Vittore Veneziani and Erich Kleiber on the 80th anniversary of the Italian Racial Laws.




Beethoven's hymn to love and freedom returns to the stage in the majestic, essential production created by Deborah Warner for Daniel Barenboim’s last season opening spectacle at La Scala in 2014. In 2018 Myung-whun Chung will tackle for the first time Beethoven’s masterpiece, which for him has always represented the link between music and the values of humanism. Simone Schneider sings Leonore alongside Stuart Skelton – one of the world’s most respected heroic tenors of our time – in the role of Florestan, while the part of the wicked Don Pizarro is played by Luca Pisaroni.