Metropolitan Opera: The Exterminating Angel
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Following the rapturous response to his last opera, The Tempest, the Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The *Exterminating Angel*, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. Hailed by the *New York Times *at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,” *The Exterminating Angel *is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera.
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