Classical Music for the Big Screen

Classical Music for the Big Screen

Classical music fans can now enjoy the Metropolitan Opera or the LA Philharmonic in movie theaters across the country.

Classical music fans can now enjoy live simulcasts of the Metropolitan Opera and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in movie theaters across the country. But purists worry that close-ups and surround sound are affecting who gets the plum roles in these productions. We explore the differences between watching live and watching on the big screen.

Guests

Anne Midgette

Classical music critic for the Washington Post

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