These men rule the opera world

These men rule the opera world


norman lebrecht

April 14, 2015

Ioan Holender (right) used to be chief of the Vienna State Opera. His pal, Alexander Pereira (left), was head of the Salzburg Festival before moving on to La Scala, Milan.

Holender is making a film about opera houses. He seems happy.


Photo: Servus TV/ Monti


  • Simon S. says:

    Oh, a new Pereira photo? I thought there was only one? 😀

  • T-ARAFANBOY says:

    So, he beat Peter Gelb to it? 😉

  • Erich says:

    If they rule the opera world, God help opera. It’s time that these types of fossils and dinosaurs made way for a new generation of arts managers who care less about their own personal publicity and more about the future of the art form.

  • hypocritesgalore says:

    These men rule the opera world in their own minds.