The Roberto Alagna scandal has now inspired a brief graphic novel. I'm not sure what it's saying, but it looks great. Courtesy of the blog No guru, no method, no teacher. Much more news at Opera Chic — the tenor may be facing a lawsuit from La Scala and the Decca record company, and is striking back with a range of wild-sounding, possibly deranged accusations.
More: A translation from Rosario Gennaro: "A very good evening to all these gentlemen in coat and ties ... BUUU! ... Bring back 'La Gioconda'!!! ... Parbleu! They are booing me. Really????? These ignoramuses! ... Oh well sisters, I have had enough. I am leaving.... Hey Radames, what the $^*&&*# are you saying? ... Amneris, listen to me, let him go, he's completely cuckoo.... Yes, but how are we going to finish without the tenor.... No fear, young girls! Let me finish these two spaghetti and I'll take care of it.... I told you, we didn't have to worry.... Oh yes, thank goodness, I almost had a heart attack, my friend.... See, I am ready! It's no problem.... BRAVOOO!!!! That's how you sing. Not that 'Little Hercules'!"