Nancy La Scala - A host of stars were photographed as they attended the Brighter Future for Children Gala by The Dream Builders Project which was held at the Taglyan Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 5th March 2015
Michael Jackson counted Dame Elizabeth Taylor as ''royalty'', and felt he could be ''human'' around her.
The late singer - who was known as the 'King of Pop' - was a close friend of the Hollywood beauty, who passed away on Wednesday (23.03.11) aged 79, and believed they understood each other because they had both been child stars.
Their mutual friend David Gest said: "I recall the time we were having dinner at La Scala restaurant in Beverly Hills. People flocked around her - it was funny because for once Michael wasn't the centre of attention.
Continue reading: Elizabeth Taylor Was Royalty To Jackson
Italian maestro CARLO MARIA GIULINI died on Tuesday (14JUN05) in Brescia, Italy. He was 91.
Giulini, who was closely associated with opera diva Maria Callas during his days leading Milan, Italy's La Scala's opera company, was compared to the legendary ARTURO TOSCANINI, who was his predecessor at the classical music institution.
Giulini is survived by three sons.15/06/2005 17:36
Legendary musical director RICCARDO MUTI was ordered to resign from Italian operatic institution La Scala yesterday (16MAR05).
Hundreds of workers at the famous Milan venue, including performers and backstage crew members, staged sit-ins, strikes and pickets to oust the uncompromising director.
La Scala spokespeople had, until now, rubbished "insistent rumours that Maestro Muti is resigning".17/03/2005 14:00