Verdi and Wagner afficionados can get their fix in 2012-13 at La Scala. Today the famous opera sanctuary announced its upcoming season which will premiere on December 4, 2012 with a recorded performance of Wagner Lohengrin starring Rene Pape, Jonas Kaufmann, and Anja Harteros. Later on, La Scala will treat audiences to two Ring Cycles and Der Flieglende Hollander starring Bryn Terfel.
Verdi fans will get Aida and Nabucco starring rising star Liudmyla Monastyrska, Don Carlo with Rene Pape, Falstaff with Ambrogio Maestri, Ballo in Maschera with Marcelo Alvarez and Sondra Radvanovksy, in addition to performances of Macbeth and Oberto, Conte di Bonnifaccio.
There will also be performances of La Scala di Seta (Rossini) and Cuore di Cane (Raskatov). For more information, look on the Scala's official website.