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They may make a mismatched pair, but both Die Entfürung aus dem Serail and Elektra (especially Elektra) are being executed with great care at the Met.
“If you distill opera down to its basics, its telling stories through words and music. Though many regard it as old art form and ask what relevance it could have to now, when you distill it down, it has utter universality. It transcends centuries, continents, and ethnicities. We produce a most-relevant cultural service.” Thoughts on opera and more from Anthony Freud, General Director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago.