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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Reinventing Opera at the Met

Reinventing Opera at the Met
October 27, 2013

Bob Simon reports on the Metropolitan Opera's mission: to make opera as popular -- and populist -- as it once was. Whether it's streaming live feeds around the world or updating the classics, GM Peter Gelb is reinventing the art form.

Reinventing opera at the Met
Rigoletto at the Met set in Las Vegas

Michael Mayer's new production of “Rigoletto,”
set in 1960s Las Vegas
"Questa o quella"

(Piotr Beczala)

Piotr Beczała - La Donna E Mobile

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