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Fabio Luisi Has a New Gig

yesterdayArts : ArtsBeat

The music director of the Zurich Opera and principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera will be named principal conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.

O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

3 days agoArts : Culture Monster

Bucking a sense of retrenchment in the classical music world, including highly publicized recent cutbacks by New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County increased its spending 36% during its most recent season and, thanks to its donors, did not go broke.

Big Apple Circus in HD

BY Experience, which broadcasts the Metropolitan Opera's performances into movie theaters, will beam the Big Apple Circus live into cinemas in the U.S. and Canada on Nov. 8. Julie Borchard-Young,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Lincoln Center Metropolitan Opera to Produce “Death of Klinghoffer” On How He Deserved to Die (Video)

The Lincoln Center’s Metropolitan Opera plans to produce “The Death of Klinghoffer” this fall. The opera romanticizes violence and terrorism against Jews. Leon Klinghoffer was a disabled American appliance manufacturer who was murdered and thrown overboard by Palestinian terrorists who … Continue reading ?

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Settlement With Last Unions

last weekArts : ArtsBeat

The agreements pave the way for the Met to open its season on Sept. 22 without delays.

Snap Out Of It! Free Screening Of Moonstruck Outside Metropolitan Opera House Tonight

Are you looking for another free, outdoor movie screening option for tonight? One of the most wonderful NYC movies ever made, Moonstruck, will be shown tonight at on the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center—the very setting of a pivotal scene! [ more › ]

Met Opera, remaining unions reach labor agreements

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera has reached labor agreements with the remaining unions that had expired contracts, averting the threat of a lockout with about a month to go before the season is scheduled to start.

The Metropolitan Opera Has Solved Its Labor Crisis, But There Are Still Rumblings in Valhalla

The Met’s labor crisis is over; the spiritual crisis goes on. There’s a lot to be thankful for in the way contract negotiations unfolded. All through a treacherous summer, rehearsals never stopped. Costumes kept being fitted, lighting adjusted, blocking practiced, and props assembled. Stagehands continued the colossal task of figuring... More »

Metropolitan Opera says potential labor crisis has been averted

The Metropolitan Opera said Wednesday that it expects to reach new contracts with its unions, thereby avoiding a lockout and allowing the 2014-15 season to begin in September without interruption.

Metropolitan Opera, unions avert strike

The show will go on at the Metropolitan Opera after all. The opera reached a deal early Wednesday morning with its stagehands, ending weeks of tense negotiations and fears that a lockout would... To view the full story, click the title link.

Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions. The opera company said... To view the full story, click the title link.

Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.

The Met Strikes Tentative Deal With Unions

The Metropolitan Opera has reached preliminary agreements with two trade unions representing its orchestra, averting, for now at least, a threatened lock out of those workers. The New York Times reported that the deal was announced shortly after 6 AM on Monday morning after a marathon all night negotiation. Show More Summary

Met settles contracts with two unions

The Metropolitan Opera reached deals with two of its largest unions Monday while talks continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

New York Met strikes deal with two unions amid standoff

New York's Metropolitan Opera, locked in a dispute with staff over proposed pay cuts that could delay the new season, struck tentative deals Monday with two of its main labor unions. As the biggest classical music organization in the United States, the prestigious institution dwarfs counterparts in Europe with a budget of $326 million in 2013. Show More Summary

NYC's Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

Metropolitan Opera reaches tentative agreement with biggest unions

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

Federal mediators announced Monday that the Metropolitan Opera has reached a tentative agreement with two of its biggest unions, suggesting that a lockout will likely be avoided.

With two down, Met Opera focuses on last big union

After reaching tentative deals with two of its three largest unions early Monday morning, the Metropolitan Opera is slated to start bargaining with the third Monday afternoon. Local 1 of the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Met Opera reaches deals with 2 unions

New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout. The federal Mediation... To view the full story, click the title link.

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