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Pique Dame

  • Valery Gergiev 557449BADG  ph Brescia e Amisano © Teatro alla Scala
  • Matthias Hartmann 659442BADG  ph Brescia e Amisano © Teatro alla Scala
  • Alexej Markov  675325BADG ph Brescia e Amisano © Teatro alla Scala
  • Asmik Grigorian 677987BADG
  • Elena Maximova cr. Franceso Rossini
Ph. Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano
From 23 February to 15 March 2022
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Opera in three acts and seven sets

Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky

 

Teatro alla Scala New Production

 

Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus

Treble Voices Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala Academy

Conductor Valery Gergiev
Staging Matthias Hartmann
Sets Volker Hintermeier
Costumes Malte Lübben
Lights Mathias Märker
Playwright Michael Küster

CAST

Herman Najmiddin Mavlyanov
Count Tomskij Roman Burdenko
Prince Yeletsky Alexey Markov
Chekalinsky Yevgeny Akimov
Countess Olga Borodina
Liza

Asmik Grigorian

Elena Guseva (8, 15 mar.)

Polina Elena Maximova

Valery Gergiev proposes another masterpiece of the Russian repertoire after the splendid Khovanshchina by Mussorgsky he conducted in 2019. With a libretto by Tchaikovsky’s brother Modest based on Pushkin’s tale, the opera was composed primarily in Florence in 1890 and is one of the composer’s crowning artistic achievements. The obsessive atmospheres of this classic foray into the curse of gambling are entrusted to the director Matthias Hartmann, who has already staged Der Freischütz and Idomeneo at La Scala. Asmik Grigorian returns to Piermarini’s stage as Liza.