"Silvio nudo? (Referring to Silvio Berlusconi of course)," begins the La Stampa article. "Non si farà La Scala cancella il «Candide» dello scandalo."
"It is not a value judgment. Carsen is a wonderful director who's made beautiful shows," said Cella, speaking from his Milan office. "It is an issue of compatibility with La Scala's program."
10 more EQ points to La Scala.
"FINALLY he got up and said..'Sorry it took so long, Dr Alifano...but that's the way Lenny would have liked it.' I said, 'Who's Lenny?' He looked me straight in my eyes and said, 'I tune the pianos all over the world for Leonard Bernstein...that'll be $500 please.' I gladly paid it."