The (controversial) ‘Klinghoffer’ show will go on at The Met

October 15, 2014 7:39 PM

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The Metropolitan Opera is going ahead with the John Adams production, but canceled HD and radio broadcasts, canceled a panel discussion and will include a program note from Leon Klinghoffer’s daughters denouncing the opera.

NEW YORK — When the Metropolitan Opera announced in February that it would present John Adams’ “The Death of Klinghoffer” this fall, there was, as Peter Gelb recalls it, “absolutely no reaction” at first. Then the firestorm erupted.

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