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The Merry Widow’s Fling With Hitler

The strange side story of the 1905 comic operetta, which is being presented by the Metropolitan Opera on New Year’s Eve

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An Education in Protesting

A lifelong protest avoider tiptoes into the fray with ‘Death of Klinghoffer’

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Was the ‘Klinghoffer’ Premiere an ‘Operatic Kristallnacht’?

Dispatch from the scene at—and in—Lincoln Center Monday night

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Controversial ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera Opens Tonight

Protestors plan demonstration outside Lincoln Center in New York City

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Judea Pearl Speaks Out Against Klinghoffer Opera

Father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl calls production a ‘moral deformity’

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Protest Against ‘Anti-Semitic’ Opera in NYC

Controversial Met Opera production said to be sympathetic to terrorism

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Ring of Truth

The Metropolitan Opera’s new Siegfried, part of its ambitious Ring cycle, exposes the greatness—and the limitations—of Wagner and his admirers

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Understudy

The new production of Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera is well cast but marred by poor conducting

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Divine Justice

The hidden story of Don Giovanni, Mozart’s Jewish opera

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Redrawn and Remembered

William Kentridge and the art of righting history’s wrongs