Breaking: Riccardo Muti gives up Rome Operamain
After a season when the company teetered on the brink of shutdown, the music director has given up.
Sovrintendente Carlo Fuortes communicates with great regret that the Maestro Riccardo Muti has decided to give up the leadership of the two operas Aida and The Marriage of Figaro in the next season of the Teatro dell ‘ Opera. Maestro Muti attributes this painful decision in his letter to a “persistence of the problems that have emerged during the last few days.”
Italian source here.