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New Head Of Metropolitan Opera Has Grand Digital Plans

Even the Met is going digital … Peter Gelb, who takes over as the chief of the Metropolitan Opera in August, has huge digital plans. Among them: live, high-def broadcasts of Met productions via satellite to major movie theater chains, digital streams and downloads of Met performances for fans and a modernization of the venerable weekly radio broadcasts, adding behind-the-scenes elements and interviews that would make them “more like sports broadcasts.”