14 Feb 2007
EMI shares plunge on second warning
Raphaela Papadakis seems to like ‘playing with fire’. After her acclaimed performance as the put-upon maid, Anna, in Independent Opera’s production of Šimon Voseček’s Beidermann and the Arsonists at Sadler’s Wells last year, she is currently rehearsing for the premiere this week of And London Burned, a new opera by Matt Rogers which has been commissioned by Temple Music Foundation to commemorate the 350th anniversary of The Great Fire of London.
By Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson [Financial Times, 14 February 2007]
EMI on Wednesday delivered its second profit warning in a month, sending shares in the music group plunging again and raising doubts about shareholders’ patience with the management team led by Eric Nicoli, chief executive.