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Lalla And Skali and... the Magic Painting

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Ph. Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano
16 January 2022
Ottoni della Scala
Conductor Brian Richard Earl
Staging Mario Acampa
Projection Riccardo Alessandri
Lalla Elisa Lombardi
Skali Matteo Sala


Modest Musorgskij

Pictures at an Exhibition


Promenade I



Promenade II

Il vecchio castello


Promenade III

Tuileries (Dispute d’enfants après jeux)



Promenade IV

Ballet de poussins dans leurs coques

Samuel Goldenberg und Schmuyle

James Papoulis

Promenade V

Limoges. Le marché (La grande nouvelle)

Catacombae (Sepulchrum Romanum)


Cum mortis in lingua mortua

La cabane sur des pattes de poule (Baba-Yaga)

La grande porte de Kiev

Concerts curated by Mario Acampa 

Transcription for brass and percussion by Elgar Howarth


Our heroes have found an old picture frame in the La Scala prop room. Hmm, maybe try stepping through it? What follows is a thrilling journey through music and figurative art allowing Lalla and Skali to discover Modest Petrovič Musorgskij and jump into the paintings that inspired the master for his Pictures at an Exhibition.


With the support of
intesasanpaolo bancadlemonte