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Azerbaijani tenor Yusif Eyvazov to perform at La Scala Theater

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The new season of the La Scala Theatre will be opened, on December 7, with the performances of Azerbaijan`s exciting tenor Yusif Eyvazov and Anna Netrebko, AzerTAC reports.

Eyvazov will perform the title role of Umberto Giordano`s opera “Andrea Chenier”, while his wife Anna Netrebko is Maddalena di Coigny, and Luca Salsi plays Gérard.

The production is directed by Mario Martone with sets by Margherita Palli and costumes by Ursula Patzak. The first night will be transmitted to cinemas internationally.

Andrea Chénier was Umberto Giordano`s fourth opera, and it received its world premiere at La Scala on March 28, 1896 becoming an immediate success.

On March 9, 2017, by the decree of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Yusif Eyvazov was awarded the title of “Honored Artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan”.

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