The famous Italian “La Scala” orchestra performs in Riyadh

The famous Italian "La Scala" orchestra performs in Riyadh

The Saudi Ministry of Culture to hold a concert at the King Fahad Cultural Center in Riyadh on Friday, 14 June, under the title “An Operatic Journey”.

During the ceremony, the orchestra, led by Maestro Petro Mianetti, will present eight classical pieces of Italian opera masterpieces for the most famous opera composers Joacio Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi and Pietro Mascani. These pieces deal with the evolution of Italian opera in the 19th century, which is the golden age for this kind of musical art.

A report by the Saudi Press Agency “SPA” confirmed that the Saudi Ministry of Culture provided the public from all segments with the opportunity¬† to attend the evening for free, through registration through the website, in the context of “the Ministry’s keenness to create an artistic space for the public and to create an artistic space where music connoisseurs can communicate with different and diverse musical styles, as well as the presence of a world-wide orchestra in the Kingdom to promote cultural dialogue with the world. “


La Scala is one of the most famous opera houses in the world and has a long history of 250 years. It is currently the only institution to offer training in all specialties including symphonies, operas, and ballet under the supervision of famous musicians. Its two-year curriculum offers individual training and group lessons in chamber music, orchestras sections, and full orchestra exercises.

La Scala has performed in renowned theaters and international festivals, including the Teatro Alla Scala, the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, St. Petersburg Philharmonia, the Harris Theater in Chicago and Strathmore Music Hall in Washington.

The art of opera combines a variety of different performing arts. The Italian opera has an historical influence on the colors of this art. It emerged in the 19th century, led by a number of Italian authors who wrote the most important works revived in many famous operas around the world.


La Scala has performed in renowned theaters and international festivals, including the Teatro Alla Scala, the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, St. Petersburg Philharmonia, the Harris Theater in Chicago and Strathmore Music Hall in Washington.

The art of opera combines a variety of different performing arts. The Italian opera has an historical influence on the colors of this art. It emerged in the 19th century, led by a number of Italian authors who wrote the most important works revived in many famous operas around the world.