A Milan-style night at the opera

Although it's the commercial and industrial capital of northern Italy, Milan is also one of the fashion capitals of the world, writes Cleo Murphy.

27th November, 2004

There will be plenty of commotion in Milan music circles next month.Teatro alla Scala, or simply La Scala, one of the world's favour ite opera houses, is reopening after a three-year closure and massive renovation programme.

It will open on December 7 with a performance of Salieri's Europa Riconsciata, the first opera staged at La Scala when it opened in 1778. It's just one good reason to visit the city over the coming months,...

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