Reviewers weigh in on “Klinghoffer” at the Met

Posted on: October 24, 2014

“After months of increasingly heated debate, and in the midst of much-heralded protests and the largest police presence Lincoln Center has seen for some time, John Adams’s opera ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ finally made it to the Metropolitan Opera on Monday night,” writes Anne Midgette in Wednesday’s (10/22) Washington Post. In addition to writing her own review in the Post, Midgette has compiled a list of links to reviews by critics including Alex Ross (The New Yorker), Anthony Tommasini (New York Times), Justin Davidson (New York Magazine), James Jorden (New York Observer), Manuela Hoelterhoff (, Martin Bernheimer (Financial Times), Heidi Waleson (Wall Street Journal), Mark Swed (Los Angeles Times), Joe Dziemieanowicz (New York Daily News), John Yohalem (, George Grella (New York Classical Review), Paul Pelkonen (Superconductor), Ivy (Poison Ivy’s Wall of Text), Pamela McCorduck (Iron Tongue of Midnight), Sam Reising (I Care if You Listen), four New Yorkers with four different perspectives (The Guardian), Michael Walsh (Unexamined Premises), Ami Eden (Jewish Telegraph), and Tim Smith (Baltimore Sun).

Posted October 24, 2014