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Viva Verdi! Standing ovation for Accademia Teatro alla Scala artists at Expo 2020 Dubai

DUBAI, 24 November 2021 – A concert celebrating Italy’s National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai, conducted by Donato Renzetti an starring young artists from the Accademia Teatro alla Scala, performed symphonies and arias from some of the best-known works of Verdi and Puccini to an enraptured audience at Expo’s Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre on Wednesday evening.

DUBAI, 24 November 2021. Accademia del Teatro alla Scala perform at Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre, Expo 2020 Dubai. (Photo by Mahmoud Khaled/Expo 2020 Dubai)

Titled Expo-Opera 2020, the concert starred soprano Clarissa Costanzo, mezzo-soprano Martina Serra, tenor Azer Zada and baritone Ettore Chi Hoon Lee.

Paying tribute to Italy’s great opera tradition, the one-hour performance culminated in a lengthy standing ovation.