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Met chief cries foul over review - of him

New York radio station WQXR took down a blog post critical of the Metropolitan Opera’s new “Ring” cycle after Met general manager Peter Gelb complained to the station's chief, the New York Times reports.

Met chief cries foul over review - of him

The Rhinemaidens from the Met´s current production of The Ring (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera).<br />
The Rhinemaidens from the Met's current production of The Ring (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera).

New York radio station WQXR took down a blog post critical of the Metropolitan Opera’s new “Ring” cycle after Met general manager Peter Gelb complained to the station's chief, the New York Times reports.

I guess we know who reads his reviews.

Here's Dan Wakin's piece on the episode (scroll down to May 1).

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

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