Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Leonard Slatkin, conducting Verdi's "La Traviata" at the Metropolitan Opera, "showed up for rehearsals not fully knowing the score," Anthony Tommasini writes in The New York Times:

UPDATE: After one performance and a chorus of pans from the New York critics, Slatkin withdraws from the Met production, Dave Itzkoff reports in The New York Times: