This dance-theater production at Mostly Mozart balances traditional and contemporary to turn an oft-told tale into theatrically vivid entertainment.
Recent concerts show how Louis Langrée, the festival’s music director, has revitalized the orchestra and its programming.
Highlights include Alvin Baltrop’s photos, Coriolanus in the park, Oshun in concert and music by five female Iranian composers.
Dai Fujikura’s new work for shamisen, a three-stringed, fretless Japanese lute, premieres on Saturday.
Lincoln Center’s summer festival shows its newfound variety, with five programs in two days and no music by its headliner.
In this musical theater piece adapted from a Langston Hughes poem, the bass-baritone Davóne Tines embodies the evolving, divided soul of black America.
Burt Lancaster is celebrated nearly 40 different ways; “Mum” crosses the pond; and a fierce, fiddling Finn, Pekka Kuusisto, comes to town.
Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival presents a music-theater adaptation of one of the poet’s dramatic monologues.