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Saturday, May 21 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
General Session: Reflections from Peter Gelb LIMITED

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Peter Gelb will reflect on his 10 years at the helm of the Metropolitan Opera, one of the world’s most influential opera companies. His remarks will be followed by questions from Robert Marx, president of the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation.

Video Recording: https://youtu.be/k9qbNAl1qog

Speakers
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Peter Gelb

General Manager, The Metropolitan Opera
Since becoming the 16th general manager of the Metropolitan Opera in 2006, Peter Gelb has launched a number of initiatives to revitalize opera and to connect it to a wider audience. Under his leadership the Met has recruited many of the world’s greatest theater, film, and opera directors, increased the number of new productions, and launched The Met: Live in HD, the award-winning series of live performance transmissions to movie theaters... Read More →
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Robert Marx

President, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Robert Marx is President of The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation in New York City.  He has worked extensively in theatre and opera as a producer, essayist and consultant, and since 1995 has appeared regularly on the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday afternoon radio broadcasts as an intermission host, commentator and Opera Quiz panelist.  His many Met programs have ranged from lectures on Wozzeck and The Rise and Fall of the... Read More →


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