Where To Watch La Scala’s Premiere

Here’s a list of all the venues that will broadcast the event.

The most famous opera house in the world is opening its doors to the city of Milan. The first opera of the season will be broadcast in theaters and cinemas around Milano thanks to the annual project 'Prima Diffusa' by the City of Milan in collaboration with Edison. © Teatro alla Scala Marco Brescia

On December 7, the main event of the Prima Diffusa, the project of the City of Milan in collaboration with Edison, returns with 10,000 seats to watch (free of charge) the first opera of the season live from the most famous theater in the world.

This year is the turn of Verdi’s 1847 ‘Macbeth’. Maestro Riccardo Chailly will conduct a star-studded cast including soprano Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Luca Salsi as the title role.

The event will be broadcast live in theatres, cinemas, museums, hospitals, and prisons. Everyone will be able to watch the performance that will start at 6 pm CET. 

Live or pre-recorded lectures will precede the broadcast, allowing those unfamiliar with the infamous opera to be introduced to Macbeth’s mysterious world.

Here’s a list of all the venues that will broadcast the event:

MUNICIPIO 1

  • Teatro Carcano
    Corso di Porta Romana, 63
    teatrocarcano.com 
    Live introduction by Lella Costa, co-director of Teatro Carcano and Francesco Micheli, director and artistic director of the Fondazione Teatro Donizetti di Bergamo (from 5pm).
  • Casa Circondariale San Vittore
    Piazza Gaetano Filangieri, 2
  • Conservatorio “Giuseppe Verdi”, Sala Verdi
    Via Conservatorio, 12
    consmi.it

MUNICIPIO 2

  • Sala Alma Rosé – Artepassante
    Piazza San Gioachimo
    presso mezzanino del Passante Ferroviario Stazione di Repubblica
    almarose.it
  • Auditorium “Teresa Pomodoro” – Casa della Carità
    Via Francesco Brambilla, 8
    casadellacarita.org
  • Heracles Gymnasium
    Via Padova, 21

MUNICIPIO 3

MUNICIPIO 4

MUNICIPIO 5

  • Casa dell’Accoglienza “Enzo Jannacci”
    Viale Ortles, 69
  • Comunità per minori non accompagnati Oklahoma
    Via C. Baroni, 228
    oklahoma.it
  • Teatro della Casa di Reclusione Milano Opera
    Via Camporgnago, 40 

MUNICIPIO 6

  • Teatro Edi/Barrio’s
    Piazza Donne Partigiane
    barrios.it 
  • Auditorium MUDEC – Museo delle Culture
    Via Tortona, 56
    mudec.it

MUNICIPIO 7

  • Teatro Puntozero Beccaria c/o Istituto Penale per minorenni Cesare Beccaria
    Via dei Calchi Taeggi, 20
    puntozeroteatro.org
    Live introduction curated by the ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA (from 4pm)

MUNICIPIO 8

MUNICIPIO 9

  • Spirit de Milan
    Via Bovisasca, 59
    spiritdemilan.it
    Live introduction curated by the ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA (from 4pm)
  • Teatro della Cooperativa
    Via Privata Hermada, 8
    teatrodellacooperativa.it
    Live introduction curated by the ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA (from 4pm)
  • Cineteca Milano MIC – Museo Interattivo Del Cinema
    Viale Fulvio Testi, 121
    cinetecamilano.it
    Live introduction curated by the ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA (from 4pm)
  • Medicinema – Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda
    Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, Blocco Nord A, Piano -1 
    medicinema-italia.org

OUT OF TOWN

  • La porta di Milano / Soglia Magica – Aeroporto di Malpensa – Terminal 1
    Close to the Malpensa Express Station
    Ferno (Varese)
    milanomalpensa-airport.com
  • Mumac Museo della Macchina per Caffè di Gruppo Cimbali
    Via P. Neruda, 2 – Binasco
    Live introduction curated by Marco Targa (from 5pm)

TV BROADCAST

If you prefer the comfort of your sofa, the premiere of La Scala will be broadcast live exclusively on RAI 1 from 5.45pm CET.

In addition to RAI 1, the show, directed for the telly by Arnalda Canali, will be broadcast live on Radio3, on RAI 1 HD (channel 501) and RaiPlay, where it will be available for 15 days after the premiere. More than three hours of live broadcasting, with subtitles, to bring Macbeth into the homes of every Italian.

The premiere at La Scala in Milan can also be followed abroad on Arte (France), ZDF (Germany), RPT (Portugal) RSI (Switzerland), CESKA TELEVIZE (Czech Republic), ACTION 24 (Greece) and MTVA (Hungary). It will also be broadcast in Japan by NHK public TV, in Korea by IL MEDIA and in Russia by TV Kultura.