Pure passion

Every once in a while an opera production comes along that makes the audience sit up and look as well as listen. This season's revival of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde at the Metropolitan Opera falls into this category, with sets and costumes by Jurgen Rose and lighting by Max Keller every bit as compelling as the commanding singing by Ben Heppner and Jane Eaglen in the title roles.

Making his Met debut, Keller brings along a quarter-century of experience as head of lighting at the Kamm

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