Pam Tanowitz’s “Four Quartets” brings the poet’s exploration of time and memory to life, with paintings by Brice Marden and music by Kaija Saariaho.
Two productions in Italy made our critic wonder about the fate of the story of a perfect instrumentalist in a world where music is omnipresent.
It remains a difficult landscape for female composers, but they have advocates.
Kaija Saariaho’s work, making its New York debut, is the second opera composed by a woman to be presented by the company. (The first was in 1903.)
Robert Lepage discusses using all those shimmering LEDs in the staging of Kaija Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin” at the Metropolitan Opera.
Excerpts from Kaija Saariaho’s opera, staged by Robert Lepage in a production at the Metropolitan Opera through Dec. 29.
What you need to know about Kaija Saariaho’s opera, the first by a female composer to be staged at the Met in over a century.
The New York Philharmonic performed works by the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho inside the Park Avenue Armory’s cavernous drill hall.
It’s a season of pioneers: the first opera by a woman at the house since 1903 and the fourth-ever female conductor there.