1. Goran Bregovic Wedding and Funeral Orchestra
The half-Serb, half-Croat composer and guitarist, a star in Europe who’s worked with Iggy Pop and Cesaria Evora, performs his lush, multilayered, gypsy-inspired music with a 40-piece group.
2. San Francisco Ballet
July 25 to July 30
One of the most esteemed ballet companies working today offers works by the usual suspects (Balanchine, Robbins), as well as its celebrated production of Mark Morris’s Sylvia, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Quarternary.
3. ‘Ramakien: A Rak Opera’
July 28 to July 30
An ancient Thai epic is re-created as a rock opera by some of Bangkok’s edgiest artists, including D.J.’s, filmmakers, and rock stars, directed by the visual artist Rikrit Tiravanija.