MILAN | La Scala’s ‘Attila’ speaks to today’s global turmoil

7Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



MILAN — La Scala‘s season premiere of a new production of Verdi’s “Attila” takes on contemporary themes of male leaders selling out to self-interest while the final act of heroism falls to a woman.

Davide Livermore, the stage director of the production that makes its gala season premiere Friday, says “not even a rapper form the Bronx is as contemporary than Verdi.”

The timing of “Attila” premiere —- against a backdrop of global political insecurity and the rising power of women through the Me Too movement and recent U.S.

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