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Subject: Re: Booing at the Met
From: Sergio da Silva <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Sergio da Silva <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 28 Oct 2017 21:47:55 -0400
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I was in the house and booed the production team because they deserved it1
I’ve never booed a singer/conductor although some performances were awful, I know the artist is doing her/his best.

> On Oct 28, 2017, at 3:18 PM, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Paul Padillo wrote:
> 
> "The most recent booing incident I can recall was during the prima of the new 
> "Rosenkavalier" this season.  I was listening on Sirius and was STUNNED by the sound of 
> what seemed to be an angry mob!"
> 
> I saw that production and, while I would not have booed the performance because it was a 
> wonderful one, I certainly understand why the production was booed at the end.  All that 
> "Impending WWI" tripe was awful, particularly the final tableau with the menacing advancing 
> armies, incongruously accompanied by the sprightly, cheeky music Strauss wrote for the 
> Marschallin's Page pantomime in another opera of the same name.
> 
> MDW
> 
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