Jonas Kaufmann launches wan Met recitalmain
The first of the Metropolitan Opera’s star recitals went out last night. It featured Jonas Kaufmann in a Bavarian Baroque library at Polling Abbey.
Viewers paid $20.
Early responses focus on its lifelessness.
Word around town is the the Met is budgeting $400,000 to $500,000 for each streamed recital.
That’s a lot of $20s.
Here’s one free clip: