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Protesters Demand That Met Opera Cancel Show Some Call Anti-Semitic

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jewish groups this week were trying to get the Metropolitan Opera to cancel an opera based on the cruise ship murder of a Jewish businessman by pro-Palestinian terrorists. 349 more words


Jewish Group: Show Should Not Go On At Metropolitan Opera

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Despite the Metropolitan Opera’s decision to cancel the simulcast of a controversial opera, there is still anger and unease surrounding the Met’s plans to put on the performance at the opera house this fall. 228 more words


No Strength of Conviction

I’m furious.

The Metropolitan Opera, per General Manager Peter Gelb, has cancelled both the HD telecast and the radio broadcast of John Adams’ “The Death of Klinghoffer,” scheduled for next season. 854 more words


Metropolitan Opera Cancels Simulcast Amid Anti-Semitism Fears

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Metropolitan Opera has canceled plans for a simulcast to cinemas around the world of John Adam’s “The Death of Klinghoffer” amid fears that it could fan anti-Semitism. 353 more words


J'accuse Peter Gelb

An open letter to the New York Metropolitan Opera general manager

Dear Mr. Gelb,

I am incredibly sad that The Metropolitan Opera has chosen to perform Alice Goodman and John Adams’ “The Death of Klinghoffer” and, worse, to simulcast it to 2,000 theaters in 66 countries where it can reach hundreds of thousands of people with its biased propaganda. 837 more words