29. October 2013 · Comments Off on Daniel Barenboim Leaving La Scala · Categories: News, Read Online

Conductor Daniel Barenboim is stepping down as musical director of Milan’s La Scala opera house two years early at the beginning of 2015.

Stephane Lissner, superintendent of La Scala, called Barenboim’s departure the “end of an era”.

Barenboim joined the world-renowned opera house in 2006 before becoming musical director in December 2011.

Unconfirmed reports in Italian media suggested he will be succeeded by Milanese conductor, Riccardo Chailly.

I read it here.

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