Riccardo Chailly and Filarmonica's musicians continue working on Prokofiev's symphonies: in the Third , rhythm becomes obsession. The obsession of Renata, in love with theAngel of Fire - and the protagonist of that opera whose symphonically more robust pages we find in this score -, locked in a world of nightmares, ecstasies and spectres. "I've always been fascinated by Prokofiev's uncomfortableness, both character and musical," says Chailly. With his workhorse, Alexander Malofeev, a young talent who rose to international prominence by winning the Tchaikovsky Competition when he was only 13 and is now in demand in all international concert halls, returns to La Scala.
Principal Conductor of Filarmonica della Scala since 2015 and Musical Director of Teatro alla Scala since 2017, Riccardo Chailly is one of the most relevant conductors of his generation.Read More
Alexander Malofeev rose to international prominence in 2014, winning First Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians when he was only 13 years old. Thereafter, Malofeev quickly became one of the most famous pianists of his generation.Read More