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Anna Netrebko is no longer a member of the New York City Metropolitan Opera. Ms. Netrebko was a beloved soprano with the famed opera.
She was dumped after nearly 200 performances — not because she sang off-key — but because of her politics.
Like many, she denounced Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – but she failed to rebuke President Vladimir Putin.
The 50-year-old Russian-born singer went so far as to call on Russia to end the war – but that was not good enough for the Met.
The opera said they would no longer associate with artists who support Putin.
In other words, the New York Met has a purity policy — if your politics don’t square with those in charge — you’re out of a job.
It’s not how good you can sing — it’s whether you can tow the party line.
One day they’re demanding that you rebuke Putin and the next it’s “Are you now or have you ever been a Trump supporter?”
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