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For the Met Opera, the Pandemic Could Be a Necessary Reset

Sep 29, 2020 - The New York Times

The company seems to be using a long break as a reboot, with more vital, representative programming coming soon.

The company seems to be using a long break as a reboot, with more vital, representative programming coming soon.

This spring, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the closure of performing arts institutions around the world, Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, faced the truth.

“It’s transparently obvious that social distancing and grand op...