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2200 Signatures and more and more notice elswhere.

(Charles) Andrew Rudin
Allentown, NJ

Aug 19, 2013 — This remarkable article in http://thequire.com/2013/08/18/the-hero-of-labor-the-met-opera-gala-and-sochi/

The 'Hero of Labor,' the Met Opera Gala, and Sochi
The 'Hero of Labor,' the Met Opera Gala, and Sochi
Valery Gergiev, with his bulging eyes, perma-stubble, and twitchy-hands-conducting-style (1), is bandied about as the most active musician on the classical circuit and the most conspicuous champion of Russian musical culture; he is also one of the highest paid (2) classical musicians in the world and is without a doubt the industry's most powerful persona.
http://thequire.com