Music: Sills at the Met: The Long Road Up

"It would have been nice if it had happened a while ago, but I am delighted we are doing it now." General Manager Schuyler Chapin spoke last week on behalf of the Metropolitan Opera and, indirectly, for thousands of equally delighted American opera fans. What is happening at long last is the arrival at the Met of Beverly Sills, the homegrown soprano who is the finest singer-actress in opera today. Sills' debut next week will be in a work never before heard there, The Siege of Corinth, a grandiose tragedy by a composer best...

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