Turin brings charges against opera boss and Swiss agent

Turin brings charges against opera boss and Swiss agent


norman lebrecht

April 05, 2021

The prosecutor in the Italian city of Turin has requested the indictment of five individuals for alleged extortion, trafficking and contract violations.

The suspects names are William Graziosi, sovrintendente of the Teatro Regio from May 2018 to July 2019; Roberto Guenno, a chorus singer; Alessandro Ariosi, a Swiss artists manager; Andrea Paolo Maulini, telemarketing manager; and Priscilla Alessandrini, a marketing consultant.

Graziosi was the manager who fired the popular conductor Gianandrea Noseda. Ariosi has been named as an associate of Placido Domingo.


  • Sharon says:

    Do you have more details about what this is all about?
    Maybe Italian readers can enlighten us?

  • Francesca says:

    More than 50 artists are associated with the Ariosi agency. Why do you always think only of Domingo?

  • Jeremy H says:

    Anyone working in this part of the business knows about Alessandro Ariosi’s methods of working…