La Scala

  1. La Scala Projects Tough Finances in 2012

    January 25, 2012 7:00 AM EST MILAN (AP) - La Scala general manager Stephane Lissner's first goal when he arrived at the renowned opera house in 2005 was to balance the budget, which he did that year and every year since. This year could be different, he warned Tuesday. L ...

  2. Soprano Renata Tebaldi Dies

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Renata Tebaldi, an Italian soprano renowned for her angelic voice, her stardom at New York's Metropolitan and Italy's La Scala and her media-fueled rivalry with Maria Callas, died yesterday (Dec. 19) Renata Tebaldi, an Italian soprano re ...

  3. Japanese Opera Star Watanabe Dies At 51

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Watanabe, the first Japanese opera soprano to have starred at the world's top four opera houses, has died in Italy, a Japan Opera Foundation official said Friday. She was 51. Yoko Watanabe, the first Japanese opera soprano to have starre ...