Music: New Manager for the Met

I wish him well, poor dear. He doesn't know what he is in for.

With that touch of urbane cynicism, Rudolf Bing last week introduced the man who will succeed him two seasons hence as general manager of Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera. He is Sweden's Goran Gentele (pronounced Joran Gften-tell-uh), 53, who for the past seven years has directed the Royal Opera House in Stockholm. He will move to the Met next June to learn the ropes during Bing's final season. When Gentele takes full control in July 1972, he will assume the most prestigious,...

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