Farnsworth, Strand present ‘Teatro all Scala’

Jan 02, 2017
The famed Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy, is the subject of a new Specticast virtual tour in HD.

Rockland — Farnsworth Art Museum and the Strand Theatre will present a collaborative screening of “Teatro alla Scala: The Temple of Wonders” (2015) Sunday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Strand, 345 Main St.

Ever since its construction was completed in 1778, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan has drawn major artists from the international music scene and has been a mecca of music. To this day, performing at the Scala marks the pinnacle one’s career in the eyes of the world.

“Teatro alla Scala: The Temple of Wonders” offers a journey through time and space to discover a marvelous place, where the most glorious pages in the history of music, opera and ballet have been written. The presentation is part of Specticast’s The Art & Architecture in Cinema series, which brings the world’s greatest works of art, and their environs, to cinemas nationwide.

A post-film discussion will be led by Roger Dell, art historian, former Harvard lecturer and former Farnsworth Director of Education. Tickets are $12, $10 for members, and will be on sale at the Strand box office directly prior to the event.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

Comments (0)
If you wish to comment, please login.