- May 15, 2006 | Short List
- Diamond Days
Spring means the return of New York City Ballet’s Diamond Project, the extravaganza of new repertoire.
- May 8, 2006 | Short Lists
- The Next Generation
As opera season winds down, unique new vocal music blossoms.
- April 24, 2006 | Short List
- Step 1-2-3
The Joyce Theater’s 1-2-3 Festival puts top junior companies onstage together for opening night on April 25—then lets the superb young dancers offer their own runs.
- April 17, 2006 | Short Lists
- Passion Players
Besides the big St. Matthew Passion at BAM this week, music all over town marks the Easter season.
- April 10, 2006 | Feature
- Who’s Filling In For James Levine?
While the Met orchestra’s conductor is on the disabled list, five substitute conductors—usually booked years in advance—were coaxed into the pit.
- April 10, 2006 | Short List
- The Beat Goes On
“Fest Forward: Hip-Hop Unbound,” a festival at NYU’s Skirball Center exploring the roots and future of the form, includes discussions, film, and, of course, performance.
- April 3, 2006 | Feature
- Life During Wartime
Kurt Vonnegut talks about his “desecration” of Stravinsky’s romanticized The Soldier’s Tale.
- March 27, 2006 | Short Lists
- Gang of Four
The eminently progressive, hip, and virtuosic Kronos Quartet collaborates in a festival with a group of intriguing partners at Carnegie Hall.
- March 6, 2006 | Short List
- Mark the Date
Equal parts icon and iconoclast, Mark Morris celebrates his company’s 25th anniversary this month, and BAM is going all out.
- February 27, 2006 | Short Lists
- Passing the Baton
Three on-the-rise American conductors come to town this week.