Those who succeed as singers in the famous La Scala Milan opera house have won their triumphant march around the world. The Milan audience is considered particularly critical and those who are not one of the very best will be whistled out.
The very special highlight is the annual season premiere. It takes place every year on 7 December, the holiday of Saint Ambrose, and is broadcast live as a world event on the worldwide cultural channels.
So it is no wonder that the tickets for La Scala in Milan are highly sought after and sold out quickly.
La Scala is known for classical productions, which is what most opera lovers love. The state-of-the-art stage technology and incredibly creative set designers are known for their refined performances.
Opera travel and schedule
We have for the current schedule for operas, ballets and concerts at La Scala Milan, sorted by date and performance. You can book music trips with us for almost all performances.
New Year’s Eve trip
From August, the popular New Year’s Eve trip can be booked with a performance at the Teatro alla Scala. You will experience New Year’s Eve with the typical Cenone, a never-ending dinner with music entertainment. The lentils must not be missing, they are supposed to bring happiness and money in the new year.
La Scala Museum and visits
La Scala and Verdi. The opera composer lived in Milan for most of his life and wrote his operas for the Teatro alla Scala. In the Museum of the Scala you will find numerous paintings and musical instruments and you can visit the foyer Toscanini, where the prosecco is served during the opera breaks. In the spectator loge, you feel transported back to when Maria Callas enchanted the listeners.
The best way to understand La Scala theatre museum is to take part in a guided tour.
Piazza della Scala
The Piazza della Scala is located in the center of Milan in the pedestrian zone. From the cathedral square you walk through the noble Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II., The “Lounge of Milan”. At the exit of the Galleria there is a kind of triumphal arch, the gate to the Piazza della Scala.