Nationalist Italy is ousting foreign opera chiefsOpera
Stéphane Lissner is closeted with lawyers this week, searching for ways to save his job as sovrintendente at Naples after the Meloni government passed a law requiring holders of such offices to retire at 70. Lissner turned 70 in January.
Dominique Meyer, French boss of La Scala, will turn 70 in two years’ time.
Alexander Pereira was recently forced out of Florence.
Italian opera is being turned towards xenophobia.