La Scala Tickets and Schedule

Teatro alla Scala

Milan (Lombardy)
The world's most famous opera house. Founded in 1776 to replace a previous theatre destroyed by fire, La Scala was designed by the great neoclassical architect Giuseppe Piermarini and opened on August 3, 1778 with Antonio Salieri's opera "Europa Riconosciuta." In 1839 the first opera by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) was performed. He soon became the composer whose name is linked more than any other with the history of La Scala. Year after year, visitors come to La Scala to experience not only the...
The world's most famous opera house. Founded in 1776 to replace a previous theatre destroyed by fire, La Scala was designed by the great neoclassical architect Giuseppe Piermarini and opened on August 3, 1778 with Antonio Salieri's opera "Europa Riconosciuta." In 1839 the first opera by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) was performed. He soon became the composer whose name is linked more than any other with the history of La Scala. Year after year, visitors come to La Scala to experience not only the superb performances onstage, but also the exquisite atmosphere of Milan's musical jewel.

Browse Events Schedule

Concert
Sep 08, 2014
Ballet
Sep 17, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Concert
Sep 28, 2014
Concert
Oct 05, 2014
Ballet
Oct 10, 2014 - Oct 23, 2014
Opera
Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 19, 2014

Theater Locations

The seasonal events may take place at any of the following locations:
  1. Teatro alla Scala, Milan. View seating chart...

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Language

Operas are typically performed in their original language with Italian subtitles. Get the full story before the opera! Select Italy offers a variety of libretti in English to complement your opera tickets.

Duration

Operas, ballets and concerts can run anywhere from 1.5 to 3+ hours. Consider your evening transportation options for returning to your hotel. Some trains or public transportation may not be available after 10:30 pm.

Dress Code

Dress nicely for Italian musical events. You may be turned away if you are dressed too casually. Opening night opera performances require a full dark suit for men, an elegant dress for ladies.

Disabilities

Some theaters may be equipped for those with disabilities. Please contact Select Italy for further details.

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