Tag: Opera

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Review: A Puccini Suite at the Met Strikes a Note of Desperation

The Met this week was no country for tenors, either. As Turandot, Oksana Dyka’s steely, occasionally strident soprano...

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Your Week in Culture: Jimmie Durham, Bruno Mars, ‘Pride and Prejudice’ on Stage

The current leg of his world tour for the album, his third LP, wraps up with four nights...

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Celebrating Women’s Rights, ‘That Most American of Operas’

When Thomson first proposed an opera about 19th-century America to Stein, his longtime collaborator, she immersed herself in...

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‘The Exterminating Angel’ Brings Together Opera and the Movies

I think Buñuel understood and loved music as much as any other film director. But the movies from...

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Critic’s Notebook: ‘La Bohème’: Should Opera’s Most Beloved Classic Be Changed?

Mr. Gelb’s tenure at the Met has brought a new “Carmen,” “Marriage of Figaro,” “Don Giovanni,” “Madama Butterfly,”...

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Classical Music in NYC This Week

Photo Daniil Trifonov at Carnegie Hall in December 2016. See listing below. Credit Julieta Cervantes for The New...

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Review: Renée Fleming at Carnegie, Between Opera and ‘Carousel’

In “When You Are Old,” she produced a burst of bright sound on the single word “star,” with...

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Hear the Surreal Instruments of the Met’s New Opera

“It makes a very eerie sound,” Mr. Chan said. “And grown-up fingers really have a hard time getting...

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Critic’s Notebook: Forced Out By Flooding, Houston’s Opera Gets On With the Show

Harvey swept into Houston on Aug. 25 and stayed for days, causing at least 60 deaths and delivering...