- October 25, 2010
- Changing of the Czars
The Met’s long road to a new Boris Godunov.
- October 11, 2010
- Old Gods Made New
The Met’s high-tech “Ring” debuts, with pivoting planks (and a couple of clanks).
- August 23, 2010
- The 98-Year-Old Rookie
A forgotten opera arrives in America, whetting the appetite for more.
- July 12, 2010
- Imagine If He’d Had a Mac
Edgard Varèse composed digital music in an analog time.
- June 22, 2010
- Not an Opera, But Definitely Floating
Rowboats and rafts turn Central Park Lake into a concert hall.
- May 28, 2010
- Eye of the Storm
The New York Philharmonic's brilliant production of Ligeti's bizarre opera Le Grand Macabre brings rigor to chaos.
- May 24, 2010
- Good Enough for Los Angeles, But…
The world’s hottest, handsomest young conductor drops in from the West Coast—and tries to live up to the hype.
- May 17, 2010
- Bringing It All Back Home
Valery Gergiev digs into Stravinsky—the most international of composers—to find his Russian roots.
- April 26, 2010
- Flickering Vision
Peter Gelb’s first full season at the Met produced one shining moment— and a lot of fizzles.
- April 12, 2010
- Talent Times Three
Celebrating Thomas Adès, the composer-pianist-conductor of his generation.