- November 29, 2010
- Sing It So I Believe It!
Against physical odds, Steven Blier coaches deep emotions from New York’s greatest singers.
- November 15, 2010
- Polyphonic Spree
Janet Cardiff’s Forty-Part Motet flirts with cacophony—and is instead sublime.
- November 8, 2010
- Darkness Visible
A Quiet Place, Leonard Bernstein’s opera of suburban angst, finally makes it to New York.
- 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.