Rome replaces Pappanomain
The Holy City has been buzzing over Easter with major maestro moves.
Acoording to the local dolce vita, Antonio Pappano’s succeessor at Santa Cecilia will be Daniele Gatti, whose contract with Rome Opera ends this year.
Gatti, it is said, will be replaced at the Opera by Michele Mariotti, son of the Rossini Festival founder, who is presently between jobs.
Gatti, who turns 60 this year, was chief conductor at Santa Cecilia half a lifetime ago, from 1992 to 1997.