Agamemnon, King of Greece, incurs the wrath of the goddess Artemis (Diana), who takes revenge by halting the Greek ships through lack of winds in Aulide (Aulis), bound for the Trojan War.
To appease her, Agamemnon reluctantly agrees to sacrifice his daughter Iphigénie, but secretly sends a message warning her not to come to Aulide. Unfortunately, Iphigénie did not receive the message.
The New York Times presents the Teatro alla Scala’s opening performance
The La Scala opening performance goes global.
Nardello: “We possess a huge asset: Music”.