A 6-Hour Opera in a Pandemic? The Met Goes for It.

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Many cultural institutions are trying to lure audiences back with shorter shows after the pandemic shutdown. But as the The New York Times reports, The Metropolitan Opera is taking a different approach — staging the longest opera in its repertory, Wagner’s nearly six-hour “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.” 😊🎶

As some try to lure audiences back with short programs, the Metropolitan Opera is staging its longest work: Wagner’s “Die Meistersinger.”