Or more about booing at La Scala. 'It is an absolute privilege to be in the same list as Kleiber, Caballe, Callas, Abbado, Muti...' This is a translated quote from Cecilia Bartoli gleaned from a Forun comment by Charlotte. Perhaps one should strive to be important enough to be booed at La Scala. Cecilia does frequently appear in all the best lists. One can't help smiling.
Here's another relevant quote from Cecilia: "I think living in Italy is difficult but living without Italy is impossible."