The Music Debate Forum (116)

NY Times: The Metropolitan Opera has polarized opinion with its first-ever production of John Adams’s controversial opera “The Death of Klinghoffer.” Opening night went ahead but with protests.

The main questions seem to be: Does the opera promote or incite terrorism? Is it a "distortion of history," that depicts the terrorists in a favorable light? Should people disrupt performances when they have strong objections to the content, as occu

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