Certain chapters are not available at the moment. Thank you for your understanding.


Lohengrin opens La Scala's new season


Lohengrin opens La Scala's new season Musica


La Scala in Milan opened its new season with a production of Wagner's Lohengrin, an opera the composer himself said was his saddest work.

It is the renowned German tenor Jonas Kaufmann who takes on the title role – the knight of the swan and a custodian of the Holy Grail. "I absorbed Wagner almost with my mother's milk," he said. "As a child it was constantly on in the background. When you get that music drop by drop, it is deeply rooted in you. And later on, when I looked more into the music, there were so many things coming back to me that I thought had been buried."

Read more


  • Directed by: Musica by Euronews
  • Venue: Teatro alla Scala (Milan, Italy)
  • Production date: 2012
  • Duration: 3 min
  • Production: © Euronews
  • Available version(s): FR, EN


Appears in

You might also like