“Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-2013″: from 30 Juanuary, a cycle of lectures at Milan’s Gam

25 January 2013

For celebrating the Verdian bicentenary, in collaboration with the Milanese Amici della Galleria d’Arte Moderna (Gam) association, the Amici della Scala have organized a four-lecture cycle dedicated to the life and works of Giuseppe Verdi. The first encounter is the presentation of the book Giuseppe Verdi. I luoghi della vita e della musica (Mattioli 1885), and it is scheduled for […]

The Amici della Scala met artist and musician Benjamin Skepper

18 January 2013

One of the most pleasant encounters the Amici della Scala have in the last months was that with artist and musician Benjamin Skepper. We met him last November after seeing his extraordinary performance in Milan’s Palazzo Serbelloni, where he played for the Amica magazine’s 50th anniversary party (see the recently-released video below). A few days […]

Remembering Luciana Pestalozza, at Milano Musica Festival, La Scala

8 November 2012

A few days after the passing of Luciana Pestalozza, Milan does not want to forget a woman whose lifelong commitment to promoting and sustaining contemporary music has been almost unrivalled in Italy. The course of celebration is starting tonight, with the most awaited event of Milano Musica, the authoritative festival courageously founded by Luciana itself […]