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One of Leonard Bernstein’s most ambitious works was at Lincoln Center this week. Our critics diverged on it.
Carlus Padrissa’s staging, conducted by Laurence Equilbey, is part of the new mix of offerings at the Mostly Mozart Festival.
James Corden and Ian McKellen will also be a part of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, directed by Tom Hooper.
Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America played a fully professional program under Michael Tilson Thomas.
The producer and songwriter has worked with Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Rihanna, Kanye West and just about everyone else. Now he’s putting out songs of his own.
The rapper’s double LP sold the equivalent of more than a million copies before its CD release. Tracking down physical copies in New York was tough.
The Weeknd headlines the New York festival, “Far From the Tree” comes to screens and the high school musical debuts on Off Broadway.
“Demon” by Anton Rubinstein, better known as a virtuoso 19th-century pianist, is getting a rare production at the Bard SummerScape festival.
An exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery explores how contemporary artists have responded to Jackson’s complicated image.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Craig Peterson, the artistic director of the center, says the new season will focus how local issues on the Lower East Side mirror national concerns.
John Adams and Peter Sellars’s opera about J. Robert Oppenheimer opened in Santa Fe, a short drive from where the story takes place.
Almost every member of the original cast of “Mamma Mia!” is back for this sequel, except for one major player. And, boy, is she missed.
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has gained a loyal following for reinventing the Dead’s quirky songs with extreme tempos and shredding that are anything but laid-back.
The Mostly Mozart Festival presented Bernstein’s amalgam of Catholic liturgy and countercultural energy from 1971. But what does it mean in 2018?
The band led by Syd is still full of surprises on its fourth album, a collection of hazy songs with an analog aesthetic and sneakily unconventional grooves.
The recording of “Springsteen on Broadway” will be released on Dec. 15, the day of its final live performance.
Laurence Equilbey is bringing her ensembles to Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival for a production of Haydn’s oratorio staged by Carlus Padrissa.
A new rock opera explores the New York club scene in 1979, with special attention to the Mudd Club, a punk-rock dive in TriBeCa.
After a High Court hearing, a judge ordered damages of about $280,000. The case has potential repercussions for the reporting of criminal cases.
This director’s love of dance isn’t a stunt, but serious play. His videos and ads count among the best dance films of recent decades.
The newest clip for the biopic includes snippets of Queen’s greatest hits.
For nearly half a century after her divorce from Frank Sinatra, she remained his cherished and devoted friend.
Great vistas and great food await those who ascend to the refreshing heights of the massive rock in the middle of the city.
One director’s tack is to amplify the characters in a Rossini piece, making them all equally ridiculous, and equally human.
Opera programs for children as young as 9 and a competition for emerging conductors are just two ways the Salzburg Festival is fostering the future.
The festival is acknowledging the composer’s contributions to music and to the rebirth of the festival itself after World War II.
His Jazz at Noon series, which ran for more than 45 years, featured skilled amateur players alongside well-known guest professionals.
The rapper’s double album easily repeated at No. 1 on the album chart, followed by LPs from Post Malone, Future, XXXTentacion and Cardi B.
In this production of J.M. Barrie’s 1904 play, Bernstein’s neglected score brings out the characters’ melancholic desires.
The festival, which has introduced New York audiences to many daring new operas, has announced the lineup for its latest edition in January 2019.