Playing out before us is the Wagner situation redux. In anticipation of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of The Death of Klinghoffer.
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It's hard to think that anyone simply listening to the Metropolitan Opera's new production as conducted by Daniele Gatti wouldn't be transported the instant the composer's moody prelude begins.
Opera goers fled the Metropolitan Opera House after a challenging four hour encounter with Boris Gudonov on Friday. But this human drama still nicely shows that, almost two centuries later, the hubris parade plods on.
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