For Franco Zeffirelli’s 90th birthday, a dedication from the Amici della Scala

12 February 2013

In the book we dedicated to the Maestro, Zeffirelli alla Scala, our President Anna Crespi wrote: “Zeffirelli has expressed his inspiration in all forms of entertainment, with unwavering respect for each different text staged or recreated on screens… From his artistic personality and love of musical text have sprung the innumerable inventions of atmospheres, settings, […]

Book presentation: Giancarla Moscatelli’s “A Milano con Verdi”

1 February 2013

On the last 24th January, as part of the celebration events for the Verdian bicentenary, the Amici della Scala held the book presentation of Giancarla Moscatelli’s “A Milano con Verdi”, a turistic and musical guide retracing Verdi’s relationships with the Ambrosian city. In the course of an intense evening, all the friends and members attending […]

“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 […]