La Scala cancels Pollini's Expo concert due to tendinitis

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

MILAN (AP) — La Scala has announced the cancellation of a concert in its Expo 2015 series by pianist Maurizio Pollini because he's suffering from tendinitis.

The opera house said Thursday that Pollini has had the problem for several weeks, and was forced to cancel the May 11 concert, one of a series of "extraordinary concerts" scheduled as part of its extended season for Milan world's fair.

Pollini has canceled engagements in other cities, including Madrid, where he couldn't play because of tendinitis in his right foot.

La Scala said that Pollini "had hoped to the last minute to maintain his commitment" at the opera house, which will reschedule his concert.

La Scala is remaining open all summer for the first time with a full schedule of concerts.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent Entertainment stories

The Associated Press


    Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the Trending 5.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast