Chen Shi-Zheng, who has staged opera and theater work around the world, has not presented a public piece in his native China since 1996. He hopes two major shows in Beijing will open eyes and minds.
A Spoleto Festival performance of Frank Martin’s Mass for Double Choir is part of a small resurgence in the vocal works of this Swiss composer.
From Bernstein centennials at Tanglewood to Mahler in the desert, events across the county you don’t want to miss this season.
Selections from the warm-weather season, including Shakespeare favorites and new plays and musicals in development.
A Colorado amphitheater, a Manhattan staircase and a skating rink on Martha’s Vineyard — these are just a few of places to see incredible performances this season.
“I really, really, really want people to hear and experience tap dancing in a different way,” said Ms. Casel of the Bronx, who is rehearsing for the world premiere of her next show, in June.
Performances of “La Double Coquette” and “The Little Match Girl” followed this Charleston, S.C., event’s remembrance of a deadly shooting in 2015.
The festival embraced the opera in high style, in a production that has nearly taken over Charleston.