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Subject: Re: no FORZA
From: gordon young <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:gordon young <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:07:50 -0600
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Sometimes I am amazed at the provincial tendencies of New Yorkers. The
United States has many creative individuals across the country. To suggest
that the Met should only hire New Yorkers limits the field of potential
talents.
Gordon

On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM, Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Last time I checked, directors such as Mary Zimmerman, Bart Sher, and
> Michael Meyer are
> all New York talent. All three are hugely respected and have had
> memorable, successful,
> even groundbreaking, award-winning productions - on Broadway. The problem
> is that their
> opera productions have been much less consistently successful.
>
> (I'm not saying that as a way to justify Regie productions, simply saying
> that the Met
> DOES use New York artists.)
>
>
> On Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:36:19 -0500, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >I wish the Metropolitan Opera, for once, could free itself from the
> >need to borrow or share Eurotrash productions, and take
> >advantage of the wealth of artistic talent concentrated in the city
> >of New York.  The fear of being regarded as provincial has
> >gripped us long enough; the wealth of creativity and imagination
> >that exists within our own borders is limitless..
> >
> >dtmk
> >
> >On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 8:44 AM, Maria Louise Augusta Helleberg
> ><[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> I saw the FORZA in London, and I am not afraid of eurotrash productions
> - I
> >> live en Europe. Bieito has been able to create some really breathtaking
> >> productiuons, but they seem to be...all in the past. My last Bieito
> >> production, prior to this Forza, was his Carmen - in a sanitized
> version.
> >> It works. Somehow it's "spanishness" and the whole story seems to bring
> out
> >> the best in Bieito. But his Don Catrlo and Parsifal were travesties.
> Forza
> >> was a boring catalogue of Bieito-isms. Down to the very evil amd
> horrible
> >> and sadistic Guardian torturing Leonora and cutting off her hair...the
> >> audience started laughing at that point.
> >>
> >> Maria Helleberg
> >>
> >> 2017-01-16 2:07 GMT+01:00 Kiwi <[log in to unmask]>:
> >>
> >>> Also, does the Met have to pay anything to the artists for the late
> >>> cancellation?  There were contracts signed and these folks set aside
> time
> >>> from their calendar during which they could have earned money if not
> >>> obligated to the Met.  Anyone with insight?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message----- From: James David Coco
> >>> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2017 7:05 PM
> >>> To: [log in to unmask]
> >>> Subject: no FORZA
> >>>
> >>> I also wonder what financial obligations that MET has for a shared
> >>> production that they choose not to mount.
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