How to Make Opera Less Boring

The super boring New York Metropolitan Opera House. Look how boring it is. So boring. Photo via Flickr user dandechiaro

Last year, Peter Gelb, general manager of the New York Metropolitan Opera, announced they were at risk of going bankrupt in the next three years.

"Grand opera is in itself kind of a dinosaur of an art form," Gelb, 62, explained in an interview with the BBC, describing his uphill struggle against what he called "a cultural and social rejection of opera."

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