The theatre’s board of directors concluded Wednesday the condition of the pandemic and Italy’s virus-control steps, including the closure of theatres, failed to allow for”attaining a manufacturing available to the general public and of their degree and with all the features required” for its premiere.
“Lucia di Lammermoor” was around the program to the season’s introduction. La Scala stated the scheduled opening night operation and the displays set for the subsequent days are postponed.
Politicians, business statistics, and other VIPs normally turn out for La Scala’s season premiere, a formal holiday in Milan.
The opera house reported that a week ago that its whole orchestra was advised to quarantine the following nine musicians tested positive for the coronavirus. The chorus was set under a previous quarantine after 18 singers have been verified to be infected.
A government decree issued last month to combat a spike in coronavirus infections closed down Italy’s theatres, cinemas, and concert halls for a couple of weeks. Italian temples will also need to shut their doors beneath a month-long closed that was designed to start Thursday but has been postponed by the authorities until Friday.