‘CO2’ – the Opera



From EuroNews:

Opera is on the move; the themes of love, war, heroism and death are out and climate change is in.

The opera ‘CO2’ at Milan La Scala Milan staged the affects of greenhouse gases on the planet.

The themes are similar, but the focus has changed according to composer Giorgio Battistelli: “CO2 is an opera, maybe the first one, that deals with the difficult relationship, maybe of love, of drama, of jealousy, of abuse, between mankind and nature, between human kind and its own environment.”


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Battistelli’s new opera at La Scala: Interview