Drama in Verdi at the Met

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Just passing along a bit of news from the new production of "La Traviata" at the Metropolitan.

Who would have guessed that a routine revival of “La Traviata” at the Metropolitan Opera could cause such a ruckus? The problem was that the conductor Leonard Slatkin, appearing at the Met for the first time in 12 years, showed up for rehearsals not fully knowing the score.