Premiered at La Scala in 1835, this opera is famous for the fights that took place on stage during the rehearsals between the two prima donnas, excited by the romantic contrast between the unlucky catholic queen and her enemy Elisabeth. A clash of voices organised by Donizetti.
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”.