Cello Concerto in E minor Opus 85 Edward Elgar
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La Scala Milan: 15 facts about the great opera house
In 1943, during World War II, La Scala was severely damaged by bombing. It was rebuilt and reopened on 11 May 1946, with a memorable concert conducted by Toscanini and featuring a soprano solo by Renata Tebaldi (pictured) which created a sensation.