The only major U.S. orchestra that requires skirts makes an exception for its parks concerts, which on Wednesday featured two preteen composers.
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“An American Soldier,” by Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang at Opera Theater of St. Louis, is a rueful, harrowing perspective on a real-life story.
Charles Wuorinen’s adaptation of the Annie Proulx short story, at New York City Opera, is often overly busy and ineffectively intricate.
A brutal fable of royal hubris, George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s “Lessons in Love and Violence” is a worthy follow-up to their “Written on Skin.”
Daniil Trifonov rarely seems pushed to his limits, but he had to work his hardest in works drawn from different decades of the 20th century.
The pianists Daniil Trifonov and Leif Ove Andsnes both assumed the best of their audiences in major New York series this season.
The company awarded five winners of its annual National Council Auditions, perhaps the most prestigious competition in opera.
The soprano, 33, once thought people were crazy for thinking she should sing Donizetti’s crazed heroine. Now she’s doing it at the Met Opera.
Two singers dropped out of the title role in the Metropolitan Opera’s shaky revival of “Roméo et Juliette,” with Plácido Domingo conducting.
Ms. Netrebko sang the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca” for the first time anywhere at the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday, and proved magnificent.