A scene from Verdi’s Don Carlo. (Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera; Micayla Lubka)
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The Met Can Learn a Beverage Lesson From LoftOpera

Nobody wants to spend three or four hours of their life sitting through a mediocre opera performance, especially when you consider what tickets cost these days. But mediocre means “average,” so, statistically speaking, if you go to the opera a lot, it means you’re going to be confronted with middling performances more often than not. You have to kiss a lot of frogs, right?

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