‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ has ignited a divisive firestorm in New York. But a production in St. Louis helped bring communities together, Hody Nemes reports.
Is the Met’s ‘Death of Klinghoffer’ a profound meditation? Or a misguided opera that borders on anti-Semitism? Arts editor Adam Langer delves into the controversy.
With the Metropolitan Opera’s new season set to open Monday night, protesters are calling for one show to be canceled.
Some are cheering the Met’s decision to cancel its simulcast of John Adams’s opera ‘The Death of Klinghoffer.’ But Adam Langer says we shouldn’t be quite so enthusiastic.