- May 6, 2013
- All Hail
The Met does Handel’s Giulio Cesare perfectly.
- April 15, 2013
- Little Deaths
A trio of small-scale operas, all about sexual decadence and its discontents.
- April 8, 2013
Otherworldly sounds, from Karlheinz Stockhausen to Sufjan Stevens.
- February 18, 2013
- The Man Nobody Knows
At Carnegie Hall, two peeks into the slow-cooking—and often stymied—genius of Osvaldo Golijov.
- February 11, 2013
- Viva Las Verdi
Sure, this Rat Pack Rigoletto is a little gimmicky. It’s also great entertainment.
- January 28, 2013
- Attenzione, Big Opera
The Prototype festival took risks, some of which didn’t pay off—and all of which made it feel necessary.
- November 5, 2012
- Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On
Thomas Adès’s The Tempest is an exemplary reminder of why we go to the opera.
- October 29, 2012
- Bow on Top
Maya Beiser tackles four millenniums’ worth of female mistreatment in the “cello opera” Elsewhere.
- October 1, 2012
- That’s Amore?
A new Donizetti production suggests that the Metropolitan Opera needs a fresh formula. Fast.
- August 20, 2012
- A Horror Movie Without the Movie
The spooky-creepy-beautiful The Murder of Crows washes visitors in mysterious sound.