Was It Unfair Of La Scala To Fire Alexander Pereira Before He Arrived?

“His plan was to bring four Salzburg productions to La Scala over the next three seasons, up to 2017, with further collaborations in the future … Pereira’s La Scala predecessor Stéphane Lissner did exactly the same: he put on four productions from Salzburg in his last four seasons. And by buying in shows from Salzburg, Pereira would have been saving La Scala money.”