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And the Banned Play On

Glen Roven | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
Glen Roven

So far this season at the Met I have seen three sensational shows, The Marriage of Figaro, The Death of Klinghoffer and most recently Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.

First Nighter: Met's Second Cast Eugene Onegin Has Chekhovian Flair

David Finkle | Posted 01.24.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

The new cast of Eugene Onegin, the season opener at the Met, has weighed in. Turns out -- hooray! -- they're a troupe of heavyweights, especially as conducted by debuting Alexander Vedernikov, who appears to have Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky deeply embedded in his DNA.

'Singing Is Something I Cannot Be Without'

AP | By MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts

-- It's midmorning, less than 12 hours after he finished another grueling performance as the tormented Amfortas in Wagner's "Parsifal," and Peter Mat...

Controversial Director Wins Prestigious Opera Award

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 06.30.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Director Peter Sellars has won a special award along with four of the world's best singers. On Sunday, the prestigious Opera News Aw...