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.
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The star pianist’s recital of works by Rachmaninoff, Ligeti and Prokofiev at Carnegie Hall made the vast space seem unnervingly empty and lonely.
The maestro of lush, soft-drama music is on tour celebrating his breakthrough 1993 performance in Athens.
The Cleveland Orchestra, playing Messiaen’s “Turangalîla-Symphonie” and Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” back to back, gave its 100th anniversary a bang.
The Juilliard School is presenting a rare, ambitious and impressive production of Rameau’s French Baroque classic “Hippolyte et Aricie.”
Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” from 1899, opened at the Metropolitan Opera in a delightful production starring the mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.
In Verdi’s “Luisa Miller,” the celebrated tenor-turned-baritone, after almost 60 years of singing, gives a performance not to be missed.
The fate of Mr. Levine at the Metropolitan Opera may be an opportunity to consider the vast, almost mystical power granted to conductors.
The sprawling Rossini tragedy hasn’t been done by the company in 25 years. It’s back, with a cast that lacks big stars but is game for its challenges.
Two of Europe’s greatest singing actresses, Evelyn Herlitzius and Anna Caterina Antonacci, are making rare appearances in New York.