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Watch our videos from the Met premiere of John Adams's opera, including an interview with Adams and director Peter Sellars.
Nixon in China director Peter Sellars discusses the opera's genesis and historical context, and his theories of art, with the Asia Society's Orville Schell.
Director Peter Sellars, baritone James Maddalena, and Met General Manager Peter Gelb discuss the nexus of politics and art in Nixon in China on NY1.
Peter Sellars, John Adams, and members of the Nixon cast give a preview of the Met production at WQXR's Greene Space.
John Adams's opera will be seen worldwide on February 12 as part of the Met's Peabody Award-winning series of live performance transmissions to movie theaters in 46 countries.
Watch a slideshow of AP images from Nixon's historic visit to Beijing that inspired Adrianne Lobel's set designs for the opera. The images are on display in Founder's Hall.
View more images from President Nixon's visit to China.
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