Performances of “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Norma” provided a glimpse at the post-Levine company, and offered reflections of social and political upheaval.
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Peter Sellars on his Reagan-era staging of “Le Nozze di Figaro” (1988), why he chose the setting, and what Mozart was saying about money, class and power.
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Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, which represents the players in the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, announced on Tuesday that its members had ratified the labor agreement that the union negotiated with the Met last month.
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In Morningside Opera’s “¡Figaro! (90210),” an adaptation of Mozart’s “Nozze di Figaro,” Figaro and Susana are undocumented Mexican workers.