The Mostly Mozart Festival presented Bernstein’s amalgam of Catholic liturgy and countercultural energy from 1971. But what does it mean in 2018?
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John Adams and Peter Sellars’s opera about J. Robert Oppenheimer opened in Santa Fe, a short drive from where the story takes place.
As Bernard Foccroulle approaches the end of his tenure as director of the Aix-en-Provence Festival in France, he chooses six favorite productions.
Kirill Petrenko, vivid and daring, led a starry cast, including Jonas Kaufmann and Nina Stemme, on the opening night of the Munich Opera Festival.
Debussy’s “Pelléas et Mélisande,” staged by Stefan Herheim for the Glyndebourne Festival, is set in the manor house where the festival takes place.
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, who is known for playing barefoot, planned this year’s Ojai Music Festival with her characteristic energy, whimsy and theatrical ambition.
James Gaffigan, a 38-year-old native New Yorker, will lead the orchestra’s beloved series of concerts in the city’s parks.
Luciano Berio’s “Sinfonia,” written for the orchestra in the late 1960s, returned for a run of performances alongside a teeming work by Strauss.
The conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla led the ensemble at Carnegie Hall a few hours after the Met filed a lawsuit against its former music director, James Levine.
The star pianist’s recital of works by Rachmaninoff, Ligeti and Prokofiev at Carnegie Hall made the vast space seem unnervingly empty and lonely.