Kaija Saariaho’s “Only the Sound Remains” was a highlight of the festival’s final week, which also included the Latvian Radio Choir and Les Arts Florissants.
Gyorgy Kurtag’s adaptation of Beckett’s play has been a decade in the making, and it stands with the best music of his career.
We take a look at Puccini’s visits and premieres, as his “Il Trittico” returns to the Metropolitan Opera, where it had its premiere a century ago.
When singers move well, opera’s physical side becomes related to choreography, connecting humans to music in terms of space, time and meaning.
The baritone Mariusz Kwiecien fell ill during Bizet’s opera on Wednesday. His replacement, Alexander Birch Elliott, 32, made his Met debut.
Robert Carsen’s louche, lively staging, which is being revived for the first time in almost 20 years, stars the bass-baritone Christian Van Horn.
The career of Gyorgy Kurtag, one of the last living giants of 20th-century music, is culminating in an adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s play.
The opera, a meditation on the life of Gandhi, has gotten simultaneous productions at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Los Angeles Opera.
The Hungarian State Opera and its National Ballet are here for two weeks at a time when Hungary’s government is leaning in an autocratic direction.