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The stagings of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' since its 1991 premiere
The stagings of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' since its 1991 premiere

The 23-year journey of "The Death of Klinghoffer" to the Metropolitan Opera: 1991 — "Klinghoffer" premieres in Brussels. 1992 — San Francisco Opera stages "Klinghoffer." It will be the last new fully staged U.S. production of the opera for nearly 20 years. 2001 — Boston Symphony Orchestra, citing the recent Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, cancels its production of "Klinghoffer" in an effort to "err on the side of being sensitive." 2011 — Opera Theatre of Saint Louis staging of "Klinghoffer" reportedly draws no protesters; Missouri company partially credits community outreach. 2012 — English...

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