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Five years ago when Met Opera planned to do the “Ring” cycle they knew that the most difficult single role to cast was the role of Siegfried. When their first choice fell ill, Texas native Jay Hunter Morris stepped into a role with five weeks until curtain that only a handful of men in the world can pull off.

Peter Gelb, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, is “the man behind the curtain” who makes all this magic happen at Lincoln Center. Here he speaks about his 6th season at the helm of Met Opera.

Phillippe de Montebello interviews Metropolitan Opera director Peter Gelb for SundayArts. Learn about the Young Opera Initiative to engage new singers with the classic medium and what the Met has in store for opera goers in the future.

Meet Peter Gelb, general manager of the Met, in this interview with Thirteen’s president, Neal Shapiro. Learn about how Gelb has energized the Met with new artistic initiatives and and a contemporary edge.

During the past year, one of the upbeat stories in the classical-music business has been the proliferation of opera in movie theaters. The Metropolitan Opera, under its new general manager, Peter Gelb, jump-started this trend last season with its high-definition simulcasts, which have proved so successful that now other opera houses—including Royal Opera, Covent Garden; [...]

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