After tonight’s dark drab dud of a Dutchman, I was plunged into despair.
It seems a travesty that Philip Glass’s Akhnaten, one of the seminal works of the 20th by one of America’s most iconic composers, is only just receiving its Met premiere in 2019, some 35 years after its first performance!
Gluck’s sublime Orfeo ed Euridice makes a welcome return to the Met.
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