by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Giuseppe Verdi’s dramma lirico opens Teatro alla Scala’s new season. Giovanna d’Arco returned to Milan’s opera house after 150 years, for “La Prima” on December 7th, feast day of Saint Ambrose, patron saint of the city. For the first time, Riccardo Chailly, principal conductor and successor to Daniel Barenboim, was  [ Read More ]


  by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Giacomo Puccini’s opera is timeless, for the charming melodies and moving misadventures of the bohemian ensemble. The subject that the Italian composer brought to the stage is one that is able to speak to all generations through the years. La Bohème debuted in 1896 at the Teatro Regio in Turin  [ Read More ]


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Playwright Mike Gorman, spends his time betwixt the fervent New York theatre scene and the inspiring land of Maine, where his stories and characters come to life. As a resident of La MaMa Theatre, pillar of Off Off Broadway theatre, he has just presented his ultimate play, ‘If Colorado Had An  [ Read More ]