Vanished Venues: The (Old) Metropolitan Opera House

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From 1883 to 1967, the original Metropolitan Opera House stood on the corner of Broadway and 39th Street. Today, as our week-long "Vanished Venues" series comes to a close, we remember the building that served as America's most illustrious concert hall for almost a century. Also, a conversation with soprano Patricia Racette, an opera star burning up the stage at the Met today.