The festival will feature a globally popular production of “The Magic Flute,” a new Mark Morris dance and a musical adaptation of a Langston Hughes poem.
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Christine Goerke nearly quit opera before becoming one of the world’s top dramatic voices. Now she faces her biggest test: Wagner’s “Ring” cycle.
One of the nation’s finest orchestras has been hit by the latest round of labor upheaval in the economically challenged classical music field.
Jonathan Stafford and Wendy Whelan, two respected former dancers, will be the company’s first new leaders in a generation.
This year’s Bard SummerScape will explore the music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold and present Michael Gordon’s “Aquanetta.”
During a scene in “La Fille du Régiment,” the bel canto singer Pretty Yende improvises in Zulu, the language she grew up speaking in South Africa.
The viol virtuoso Jordi Savall is touring his music for the film “Tous les Matins du Monde,” which gave the Baroque instrument its big-screen moment.
The new productions are “Porgy and Bess,” “Akhnaten,” “Wozzeck,” “Agrippina” and “Der Fliegende Holländer.”
The chairman of New York City Opera’s board — and its biggest benefactor — is stepping down, adding another challenge for the troubled company.