Claudio Abbado ci ha lasciati. Ma alla Scala resterà per sempre.
It begins: Claudio Abbado has left us, but at La Scala he remains forever.
And it continues in the same smug vein, celebrating his service to the ‘eternity’ while ignoring the internal struggle that evicted him in 1986. Perhaps because several of the instigators are still playing. Read here.
1956 photo shows Claudio Abbado in a piano rehearsal with Franco Fantini and Mario Gusella.