domenica, giugno 01, 2008

La Scala, un'opera per Al Gore

La Scala di Milano ha deciso di ospitare un'opera dedicata al lavoro cinematografico di Al Gore, "An Inconvenient Truth". L'autore dell'opera il compositore italiano Giorgio Battistelli

Opera tribute not too inconvenient for Gore

For a man sometimes described as the world's most famous loser, Al Gore is quite a winner. Since the start of last year alone, he has picked up an honorary fellowship of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, prizes in Spain and Sweden, several honorary doctorates, the Sir David Attenborough Award for Excellence in Nature Film-making and an Emmy - not to mention the Nobel peace prize.

But even Gore may feel humbled by the latest distinction to come his way. The legendary La Scala opera house in Milan has commissioned a full-length work to be based on his book, An Inconvenient Truth, and the Oscar-winning documentary of the same title.

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