Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich

Critic’s Notebook: At Salzburg Festival, Two Bold Directors Claim Their Stages

Lydia Steier’s “The Magic Flute” riffs on “The Princess Bride” and Hans Neuenfels’s “Pique Dame” explores the privileges money can bring.

Your Week in Culture: Cardi B’s New Year’s Eve, ‘9-1-1,’ Louise Bourgeois

Also the week of Dec. 31: The cellist Alisa Weilerstein at the New York Philharmonic; and the Public’s dependably enticing Under the Radar Festival.

Your Week in Culture: ‘Black Mirror,’ Monteverdi, ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’

Also the week of Dec. 24: Phish returns to Madison Square Garden; Jessica Chastain speaks Sorkinese in ‘Molly’s Game.’

Your Week in Culture: ‘Black Mirror,’ Monteverdi, ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’

Also the week of Dec. 24: Phish returns to Madison Square Garden; Jessica Chastain speaks Sorkinese in ‘Molly’s Game.’