The veteran conductor, 84, opening tonight at La Scala, has been sharing some retro views with Corriere della Serra.
Among other things:
‘Leave the blacklists to American puritanism. Levine has been ruined by US media. Domingo had to leave Los Angeles Opera, which was nothing before he came. And all because of complaints from failed artists after 30 years . That sounds like revenge.’
Some kind of mutual defence union for over-80 maestros?
See also: Levine’s $3.5 million payoff