Top tenor Roberto Alagna has stunned opera-goers at La Scala in Milan by storming off stage in the middle of a performance after he was booed.
The Franco-Italian singer, who was playing a leading role in Verdi's Aida, walked off minutes into the second night of the opera house's new season.
His understudy rushed on wearing jeans and carried on Sunday's performance.
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Hat Tip Ann Althouse.