Berlin Mayor Taps Salzburg Bigwig to Run Barenboim’s Sad House

By Shirley Apthorp [, 24 December 2008]

Dec. 24 (Bloomberg) — Just in time to blight Christmas for Berlin’s music lovers, Mayor Klaus Wowereit called a press conference to announce the appointment of a new man for the top job at the hallowed Staatsoper Unter den Linden.