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May 1 Met simulcast: Armida

Met’s ‘Armida:’ Several stratospheric tenors, one down-to-earth soprano

Peter Gelb serves up an obscure Rossini cocktail to showcase Renée Fleming, but winds up leaving his customers thirsty for something better

By David Rubin

Three operas kept diverting my attention as I watched the matinee performance of Rossini’s Armida…