Law and Order
JOHN W. FREEMAN remembers the autocratic style of conductor Fausto Cleva, the Met's longtime master of the Italian repertoire.
Cleva in rehearsal at the Met, 1967
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Opera is like baseball in more ways than one: it's a team activity, a hit is always news, gossip and statistics are daily bread to the fans. Among the three heaviest hitters in Met history have been J...
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