Dominique Meyer has spoken to an Associated Press reporter about the fractured response to nameless allegations against Placido Doming – banned in America, extolled in Europe.
Meyer, who is leaving Vienna to take over at La Scala, said: ‘Domingo ‘behaves very correctly, more than correctly… You will not find any people I think at the Vienna State Opera to criticize his behaviour.’
He aded: ‘I do not admire really what is happening in America. When one takes decisions under pressure of the press … part of the press, under pressure of the social media…’ In Europe, by contrast, ‘I have the impression that we are living in countries where there are laws, rules, police, judges, processes.’
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