New-music news from the Met, in advance of the opening of Nico Muhly's Two Boys on Oct. 21: the company will present Kaija Saariaho's magnificent L'Amour de loin in the 2016-17 season, and Matthew Aucoin, David T. Little, and Joshua Schmidt have joined the company's "new works" program. As previously bruited, The Death of Klinghoffer is coming next season, and Thomas Adès's The Exterminating Angel will make its way to the house after its Salzburg première.... Frank Oteri, at NewMusicBox, combats misinformation about the demise of New York City Opera. It's sad that the head of AFM Local 802 seems to know so little about the history and mission of the company. Meanwhile, James Stewart has a grisly narrative of City Opera's financial suicide... The discussion of sexism in classical music continues: read thoughtful contributions by Justin Davidson and Anastasia Tscioulcas... Registre des lumières, a new work by Rest Is Noise favorite Raphaël Cendo, will be heard at the Donaueschingen Music Days on Oct. 19; there's a broadcast on SWR.... Attention arts journalists aged 18 to 35: Carnegie Hall is inviting you to participate in its David Lang workshop. The deadline is Oct. 15.... Russian anti-gay laws have drawn plenty of attention, and a few protests from within the classical world. The Overgrown Path asks why nary a peep has been heard about considerably more oppressive laws in Abu Dhabi, whose high-profile festival draws classical stars.... A première at the Liszt Festival Raiding on Oct. 20: Martin Haselböck has discovered an orchestral version of Liszt's Vexilla regis prodeunt.... Emily Thompson, author of the celebrated tome The Soundscape of Modernity, has developed a fascinating website called "The Roaring 'Twenties," allowing you to hear the noises of New York circa 1930.... Pure brainy pleasure: Ethan Iverson on Andreas Staier.