As Joyce DiDonato prepares to sing the National Anthem at Game 7 of the World Series tonight, some more thoughts on classical music in the sports arena.
Marin Alsop leads a program of “Rapture” (Rouse); “Ecstasy” (Scriabin); and Strauss.
A mezzo-soprano shows that the new school of American singing can produce first-rate artists.
A roundup of reviews of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Death of Klinghoffer,” including Anne Midgette’s revised version.
The show has been lambasted as anti-Semitic, but most of the drama is offstage.
Music theater works based on art often founder on literalism. Will “Little Dancer” be the same?
The production shows that, yes, opera singers can do musicals — at the risk of cannibalizing the audience.
My review of the NSO’s current program, with additional thoughts about the visual drama of some big works
The orchestra at times sounded mushy and inexact, leaving the impression of a workmanlike evening.
Three dance companies, in three different styles, joined singers for “Les Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour.”