We're in for a wild ride the next few years. Some really great operas are going to be produced. The Great Dream is coming true.
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Playing out before us is the Wagner situation redux. In anticipation of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of The Death of Klinghoffer.
Oh dear -- one of the greatest of all is gone, a singer who for my generation was a defining light, a miraculous singer, and as Luciano said, "the voice of the century."
It was supposed to be the "Eat Your Heart Out" tour, with guest appearances by Gustavo Dudamel leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in major U.S. cities. Very quickly, it became the "Sour Grapes" tour.
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