A choral work on the elevated park, a dance set to Bach and a rising conductor were among the highlights.
This revival of Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Puccini’s classic boasts a stellar young cast and an energetic new conductor.
Elina Garanca, Anna Netrebko and newcomers rehearse “Samson et Dalila,” “Aida” and “La Bohème” for the Metropolitan Opera’s opening week.
The only major U.S. orchestra that requires skirts makes an exception for its parks concerts, which on Wednesday featured two preteen composers.
James Gaffigan, a 38-year-old native New Yorker, will lead the orchestra’s beloved series of concerts in the city’s parks.