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Where will the elite meet?

With the Met’s single tickets for the 2012-13 season going on sale Sunday morning, it’s surely about time we, the movers and shakers and parterrians, made our customary ukase on which of the company’s attractions are worth seeing this year and which, not so much. You’re invited to vote after the jump.

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  • Signor Bruschino says:

    Speaking of single tickets- If I recall correctly, the past few years after single tixs went on sale Gelb put out a press release touting how big of a hit single ticket sales were… I don’t see anything like that floating around this week…