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Chailly’s “Attila” seduce s La Scala audience at season opening

MILAN: An opera based on the 5th century conquest of Italy drew wild applause on the opening night of La Scala’s 2018-19 season on Friday - not least for President Sergio Mattarella. It was the first time Mattarella, who took office in February 2015, had attended the prestigious first night of shows at the Milan opera house that has become a tradition for the country’s high society. Mattarella, seen by some in the business community as an advocate of dialogue with Brussels when the anti-establishment government is locked…