One night only One night only

Christine Goerke‘s distracted, tentative Isolde turned out to be the least potent feature of what was an otherwise exciting and effective second act of Tristan.

on November 19, 2019 at 10:37 AM
Close encounters Close encounters

Zauberland: An Encounter with Schumann’s Dichterliebe touched on themes of forced migration, loss, exile, and dehumanization.

on October 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Sound bite Sound bite

Only the Sound Remains introduced Americans to the latest collaboration between dazzling Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho and hirsute metteur-en-scène Peter Sellars.

on November 22, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Telling the glory of God Telling the glory of God

“The heavens are telling” begins the famous chorus that ends the first section of The Creation. 

on November 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Orientalism alive and well on the Upper West Side Orientalism alive and well on the Upper West Side

“Based on two Noh plays, the hypnotic work creates a shimmering world of supernatural encounters…”

on June 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Crepuscolo Crepuscolo

“It’s not easy being green”: especially if you’re the two greatest Italian opera composers.

on October 23, 2017 at 9:28 AM
Black, box Black, box

Passion propels more operas than almost any other human emotion; however, many musical dramas have a very different sort of passion—the final days of Jesus—as their subject.

on October 09, 2014 at 4:14 PM
Get happy Get happy

Lincoln Center hosted two milestones this week.

on November 23, 2013 at 2:08 AM
Appearing nightly Appearing nightly

I suspect most New York City opera-lovers had long since given up hope that the fascinating soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci would ever return to their city.

on November 15, 2013 at 1:32 PM