Muti After La Scala

It’s been a year since Riccardo Muti left La Scala. “The fevered reports that appeared in some European newspapers during the time of troubles, to the effect that Mr. Muti, tyrant that he evidently was, would never find gainful employ again, were always laughable. ‘Immediately, everybody jumped on me, so I have worked more at saying no than saying yes. Actually, when I left La Scala, I received a great demonstration of friendship and admiration throughout the world’.”