10/20/2014 08:35 pm ET Updated Oct 20, 2014

‘Klinghoffer’ Protesters Flock To Met Opera House - NYTimes.com


As the Metropolitan Opera began its first performance of John Adams’s “The Death of Klinghoffer" on Monday night, police officers were posted inside the opera house, protesters in wheelchairs lined Columbus Avenue, and opera had become the subject of a charged debate about art and Middle East politics that reverberated from City Hall to a large rally, several hundred strong, at Lincoln Center.

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