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the metropolitan opera

Jim Zirin-Has Peter Gelb Saved the Metropolitan Opera?-Peter Gelb

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Criticized for controversial new productions featuring renowned theatrical directors and extravagant price tags, Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb stared down his detractors, won growing audiences and rescued the institution from stagnation. He tells Jim Zirin how he won respect for his “new vision” from unions, critics, donors and the general public.