Teatro alla Scala, Milano

Opening Night La Scala - DON CARLO

Giuseppe Verdi

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12/7 @ 18:00~21:00

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from €7100
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Don’t miss the opera Don Carlo from Dec 7, 2023 to Jan 2, 2024 as a new production of the Teatro alla Scala, conducted by Riccardo Chailly, and the extraordinary singers Anna Netrebko, René Pape, Francesco Meli, Luca Salsi, Elīna Garanča, a.o.

Opening Night La Scala Milan • DON CARLO • December 7, 2023

Don Carlo, an opera in four acts composed by Giuseppe Verdi ,  is set to grace the stage of the Teatro alla Scala in  Milan as part of their new production for the 2023/24 season. Under the baton of the esteemed conductor Riccardo Chailly, this rendition of Don Carlo promises to captivate audiences with its powerful music and compelling storytelling.

Don Carlo is set in the 16th century and tells a complex story of political intrigue, love, and betrayal. The opera revolves around the historical figure of Don Carlo, the crown prince of Spain, and his relationships with his father King Philip II, his stepmother Queen Elisabeth of Valois, and his close friend Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa.


Don Carlo • Opening Night (7 December) • Teatro alla Scala

The 2023/2024 season will open on December 7th with the Verdi opera Don Carlos, a masterpiece from the great composer’s maturity.

At the premiere, Riccardo Chailly conducts Don Carlo. Don Carlos is the great political drama by Friedrich Schiller, composed for Paris by Giuseppe Verdi and adapted for La Scala. The opera was restaged by Lluís Pasqual for the 2024 premiere. Once again there will be a star cast on stage with René Pape, Anna Netrebko, Francesco Meli, Elīna Garanča, Luca Salsi and Ain Anger.

Celebrities from politics and business are particularly represented at the premiere of the new opera season. The tickets are outrageously expensive and cost about 10 times the normal price. The royal box is completely filled with celebrities.

Cast on December 7, 2023

Conductor • Riccardo Chailly
Staging • Lluís Pasqual
Sets • Daniel Bianco
Costumes • Franca Squarciapino
Lights • Pascal Mérat
Video • Franc Aleu
Choreographic movements • Nuria Castejón

Philip II, King of Spain • René Pape
Don Carlo, Infante of Spain • Francesco Meli
Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa • Luca Salsi
The Grand Inquisitor • Ain Anger
A monk • Jongmin Park
Elizabeth of Valois • Anna Netrebko
Princess Eboli • Elīna Garanča
Thibault, page to Elizabeth • Elisa Verzier
The Count of Lerma / Royal Herald • Jinxu Xiahou
A Voice from Heaven • Rosalia Cid

The Teatro alla Scala reserves the right to postpone dates and performances or to change the cast. We do not take responsibility for this.

Performances  “Don Carlo” at the Teatro alla Scala 2023/24

Please make your booking request and you will get an individual offer with the services which you desire. We have several hotels available from which you can select one. Or you tell us your special hotel wish.

Prices and Booking

The price of the opera package depends on the selected hotel and the season. Please specify with your request if you prefer the essential package (ticket and hotel) or the superior package with dinner, aperitif with light meal before the performance, and private city walking tour in Milan.

Each travel package is put together individually according to your wishes. The booking process for Accommodation and tickets:

  1. Select a Date
  2. Press “Add to cart” and “Send Request”
  3. When we receive your booking request, you will get an individual offer with some hotels to choose from. Only after your decision, we send you a travel contract to confirm the booking.
  4. Description of the Essential and Superior Package





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