Few steps away from the Teatro alla Scala: Hotel Manzoni, Milan!
Hotel Manzoni is one of the hotels in Milan near the prestigious Teatro alla Scala, one of the major attractions of the city.
From our hall, a short walk will lead you to one of the most famous stages in the world, where artists of the exquisite talent have been charming spectators, enthusiasts and insiders for over three centuries.
Dancers, musicians, but above all tenors and sopranos, such as Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas and Placido Domingo, made of this place the real temple of Opera, thanks to the staging of first-class scores and inspired Opera booklets.
Today like yesterday, attending a show at the Scala is an exclusive and moving moment, a favoured access to the elite of the Italian culture and the perfect crowing element of an enjoyable stay in Milan, honoured guests of the Hotel Manzoni.
The theatre is born by Ordinance of Maria Theresa of Austria, on the remains of the old Teatro Regio of Villa Reale and what was left of the precarious Church of Santa Maria della Scala. It was August 1778, when the master Antonio Salieri, historical rival of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, initiated the room with the opera“ L’Europa Riconosciuta”
During the 19th century, the notes of Rossini, Verdi, Bellini and Donizetti, just to name a few among the most renowned, animated the Teatro alla Scala, till the next century, thanks to the presence of the famous conductor Arturo Toscanini, and to the creative genius of Giacomo Puccini, that here presented for the very first time masterpieces such as the “Turandot” and “Madame Butterfly”.
But on the most eligible stage in the world, there is not only singing. Impossible to forget the historical dancing deeds of Rudolf Nureyev and the most recent of Roberto Bolle, absolute references for the ballet universe, like Carla Fracci, whose legendary dancing career started exactly on this floor.
Considering the level of this 2017.2018 season, during your stay in Milan, guests of our Hotel Manzoni, feel free to ask us for any information about the program of the Teatro alla Scala: we will give you the occasion of an unforgettable soirée, right there in the palm of your hand.