America's Greatest Opera House: The Story of the Met

America's Greatest Opera House: The Story of the Met
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Summary

The creation of the Metropolitan Opera's home of the last 50 years, focusing on the artists, architects and politicians who shaped the cultural life of New York in the '50s and 60s. Among the notable figures in the film are famed soprano Leontyne Price, who opened the new Met in 1966 in Samuel Barber's Antony and Cleopatra, and Rudolf Bing, the Met's general manager, who engineered the move from the old house to the new one.

Cast & Crew

Director Susan Froemke
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