Met Opera skips this season, 1st black composer opens ’21-22

By Ronald Blum, The Associated PressWed Sep 23 2020 12:04 NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140−year history and intends to return from the pandemic layoff next September with the company’s first presentation of a Black composer, Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in […]