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Cherchez la femme (fatale)

Lilith. Pandora. Circe. Salome. “La Belle Dame sans Merci.” Carmen. Brigid O’Shaughnessy: the eternal “femme fatale” still fascinates us. To bring to new life to one of the most challenging of the species, the Metropolitan Opera turned again to director-artist William Kentridge for a gripping, doom-laden production of Berg’s Lulu that opened Thursday night, featuring an astonishing Marlis Petersen.   Read more »