The grave-robbers of New York City Opera

The grave-robbers of New York City Opera


norman lebrecht

March 22, 2015

Our operavore contributor Shawn E. Milnes has been writing about the ghastly Totentanz that is being staged in New York around the remains of what was once City Opera. Two rival groups have gone to court over the corpse, with a union leader shooting off from the sides. The latest farce was a tribute gala concert to the late conductor Julius Rudel, who must be turning in Valhalla.

Read Shawn here.

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  • DLowe says:

    Grave-robbers? Union leaders aside, two groups, passionate about opera are trying to revive an opera company. Some positivity would be nice here. For a more balanced and professional view, I’d suggest people look here:

  • Musin04 says:

    Whatever, he wasn’t a left handed conductor.