Riccardo Muti (Photo: Theresia Linke)
Maestro in a maelstrom
By Andrew Clark [Financial Times, 25 ar 05]
Leaflets distributed this week outside La Scala opera house in Milan announced the world premiere of “an opera of a few minutes (because that’s enough)”, composed by the theatre’s audience. The music consisted of loud heckling whenever members of La Scala’s orchestra appeared. The libretto was curt: “Don’t touch the maestro. Riccardo Muti belongs to art. He belongs to us!”
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