Tamara Mily Balakirev
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Moments that rocked the classical music world
Since 1778, La Scala in Milan has housed hundreds of premieres from some of the world's greatest composers - and it's still going strong today. Verdi's three most famous operas, Nabucco, Otello and Falstaff were all premiered there, and if that's not reason enough to choose La Scala as a moment that rocked the classical music world, we don't know what is.