He’s the founder and driving force of the Baryshnikov Arts Center on West 37th Street. “I never knew that it would bloom into such a formidable institution,” he says. “It’s really very exciting.”
Among the season’s choices: a broadly romantic Le Nozze di Figaro (James Levine conducting) and two vastly different Macbeths: Verdi’s demanding Macbetto and Shostakovich’s daring Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.
Fall 2014's biggest cultural arts events in NYC, including Fall for Dance, Cher, the top exhibitions, and Blythe Danner in The Country House.
Facts, figures, statistics, and stories: It’s all in the Metropolitan Opera Archives.
Some of music’s biggest stars are coming out for summer in NYC, including Canadian crooner Bublé and retro showman Mars
The Joyce Theater always attracts big names during the summer months, and this year is no exception.
Once again, I must tout the engaging and entertaining Live in HD series of operas brought to us by the Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events.
Although New York City Ballet is best known for its lively, mixed programs of modernist ballets, fans who prefer leisurely, evening-long stretches of dancing can find their heart’s desire at NYCB’s Koch Theater.
From the Philharmonic to the Lincoln Center Festival to Mostly Mozart and an array of other premieres and productions, New York is bustling with compelling classical music and opera this summer.
Calvin Royal III got a late start in the dance world, but with awards and fellowships and a place in American Ballet Theatre, the long-legged newcomer is one to watch.
Summer 2014's biggest cultural arts events in NYC, including Cate Blanchett in "The Maids," the Bolshoi Ballet, and more.
A soloist with the New York City Ballet and the "company’s most exciting choreographer" premieres his latest work this spring.
The downstairs space has been invented — or reinvented — into a chic and sumptuous supper club/cabaret, reminiscent of the great supper clubs of yesteryear.
Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez, Jonas Kaufmann and Joyce DiDonato are among the illustrious singers in a glamorous season.
Spring 2014's biggest cultural arts events in NYC, including Lady Gaga, the Morgan Library's first photography-focused exhibit, Heart and Lights, and more.
The NYC Ballet will open its Winter 2014 performances on Tuesday, January 21 with an all-Balanchine program.
That’s Anne-Sophie, who brings her vast talent to Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center this winter, along with a new album and performances in Washington D.C. and Boston.
Well, almost…starting at age 3 in a Nutcracker debut in South Carolina, the New York City Ballet’s Sara Mearns has danced her way to the starring role at Lincoln Center.
Winter 2013/2014's biggest cultural arts events in NYC, including Elton John at the Garden, A Christmas Story, Bernard Haitink and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and more.
From October 30 to November 10, American Ballet Theatre takes up residence in the David H. Koch Theater
It’s British-born director/choreographer Matthew Bourne’s version, so of course it offers something different...including a dark new suitor and a touch of vampirism
Roberto Bolle is returning to New York on September 17, for the premiere of his production Roberto Bolle and Friends at New York City Center
Instead of a medley of favorites, the haunting Eugene Onegin opens the season and Two Boys, with a libretto by playwright Craig Lucas and staging by Broadway’s Bartlett Sher, brings cyberspace to the Met
Coming Attractions: Fall 2013's biggest cultural events, including Patti LuPone, Big Fish, Steely Dan, Masterpieces of Dutch Painting at the Frick, The Metamorphosis, and Yo-Yo Ma with the Silk Road Ensemble.
...at the Lincoln Center summer festival (July 27-August 24) that takes some musical chances
The acclaimed English National Theatre has been presenting Live in HD events for the past four seasons
Since 2007, the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass has been a staple of the Memorial Day Weekend in Central Kentucky, a collaboration between the Norton Center for the Arts and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the ultimate collaboration between the Bluegrass and the Big Apple..
ABT’s popular Herman Cornejo became the star of Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s Symphony #9 after another dancer’s injury. He performs it, along with many other roles, during the Company’s summer season.
Coming Attractions: Summer 2013's biggest happenings, including Rioult Dance New York, Encores! Off-Center, Central Park SummerStage, and more.
At the New York City Ballet’s American Music Festival, it’s a unique mix of the courtly European art of dance colliding with the verve of homegrown music.
For its spring season March 5-24, the Paul Taylor Dance Company is concentrating on Taylor’s six magnificent pieces to Bach – one of them will be part of every program.
Coming Attractions: The Spring 2013 season's biggest happenings, from dance, jazz and classical music performances to exhibitions, Broadway, and more.
This spring, the Metropolitan Opera ventures some reasonably youthful excursions that rectify neglect, embrace a Baroque rarity and acknowledge 20th-century achievement.
After many reinterpretations of the classic opera originally set in 16th-century Mantua, the Met’s new production takes place in the glitz of the Strip.
It's Nutcracker season and inquiring minds want to know, how do they make that snow? We asked the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theater to tell us.
The Lion King’s choreographer lends a signature piece from his own dance company to the Ailey dancers who get to perform it this season.
Jazz has its own permanent space, with a daily schedule of music along with contemporary American and Asian cuisine.
The fall season promises new, dramatically disparate productions with star power both on stage and behind the scenes.
Forty years after Balanchine organized the celebrated Stravinsky Festival, New York City Ballet’s Peter Martins is offering a tribute to the two giants.
Something special for opera lovers and symphony devotees alike at this summer’s Lincoln Center Festival.