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02 Apr 2005

Muti Resigns

MILAN (Reuters) – Riccardo Muti has resigned as the musical director of Milan’s La Scala after his 19-year reign at the opera house dissolved into a bitter battle for power, mutiny in the musical ranks and canceled performances.


Director of opera, Riccardo Muti (center), acknowledges applause at the end of a performance of 'Europa Riconosciuta' at La Scala theatre in Milan in this December 7, 2004 file photo. Muti has resigned as the musical director of Milan's La Scala after his 19-year reign at the opera house dissolved into a bitter battle for power, mutiny in the musical ranks and cancelled performances. Photo by Pool/Reuters

Teatro alla Scala. Riccardo Muti si e' dimesso da Direttore musicale

Milano, [RAI, 2 Apr 05]

Il Maestro Riccardo Muti ha dato le dimissioni da Direttore musicale del Teatro alla Scala, incarico che ricopriva dal 1986.

La decione è stata comunicata questa mattina con una breve missiva al presidente del cda della Fondazione Teatro alla Scala, il sindaco di Gabriele Albertini, ai componenti del Consiglio e al sovrintendente Meli.

Questo il testo del comunicato diffuso dal Teatro alla Scala: "Il Maestro Riccardo Muti ha comunicato al Presidente del Consiglio di Amministrazione della Fondazione Teatro alla Scala, dottor Gabriele Albertini, ai componenti del Consiglio e al Sovrintendente, le proprie dimissioni da Direttore Musicale, incarico che ricopriva dal 1986".

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Riccardo Muti Resigns as La Scala Music Director

Sat Apr 2, 2005 07:02 AM ET

MILAN (Reuters) - Riccardo Muti has resigned as the musical director of Milan's La Scala after his 19-year reign at the opera house dissolved into a bitter battle for power, mutiny in the musical ranks and canceled performances.

Muti, hailed as one of the world's great conductors but criticized for running La Scala as his own private fiefdom and holding back innovation, said Saturday he had no choice but to resign.

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