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La Scala is on strike. Again.

The first night of Verdi’s Macbeth, due for Sunday, is cancelled. Valery Gergiev was due to conduct. I guess he’ll find something else to do.

The strike has been called by the three main unions. A spokesman said: ‘we’re working more and earning less.’

The last strike was the chorus, in December.


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  1. Graf Nugent says:

    This place is a joke. Still, Lissner negotiated it well enough to get offered the Bastille…

  2. James Dean says:

    Sounds like a Chinese, American, Australian, Czech, Russian, Brazilian, French, Germany, etc. etc. etc. situation. Working more and earning less…

  3. These days they should think themselves lucky they have a job.

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