Tuesday, April 22, 2014

In Performance: Julia Bullock by The New York Times

Ms. Bullock, a rising soprano from Juilliard, sings “Canción de Cuna Para Dormir a un Negrito.”

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Summerstage Plans Are Announced by Allan Kozinn

The annual program free, live performances presented by the City Parks Foundation all over New York City will offer music, theater, film, dance and a couple of circuses.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

13 Quit Board of San Diego Opera by Adam Nagourney

Karen Cohn, the president of the board, led a contingent of 13 board members in resigning.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

E. L. Doctorow Wins Library of Congress Award by John Williams

Mr. Doctorow will be honored at the Congress National Book Festival on Aug. 30.

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City Ballet Gala to Take a Look Back by Michael Cooper

The New York City Ballet spring gala on May 8 will include works featured at the 1964 opening of its Lincoln Center home.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

City University of New York Announces Dance Initiative by Roslyn Sulcas

The City University of New York announced on Tuesday a new residency program that will provide choreographers with rehearsal and performance space at the university’s campuses across the f…

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Another Box Office Success (So Far) for Danielle Radcliffe by Patrick Healy

With the power of Daniel Radcliffe's name, Martin McDonagh’s 1996 dark comedy, “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” sold nearly every seat for its first two preview performances.

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Alexa Ray Joel Recovering After Collapsing at Café Carlyle Show by Allan Kozinn

Ms. Joel fell ill onstage at the final performance of a two-week run, but is recovering, a spokeswoman said.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Obama Nominates Chairman for Humanities Endowment by Jada F. Smith

Dr. William Adams, known as Bro, has led liberal arts programs and institutions for most of his career.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tenor Receives Richard Tucker Award by Michael Cooper

Michael Fabiano, a 29-year-old whose burnished tenor has made him one of the opera world’s most closely watched young singers, has won the $50,000 Richard Tucker Award.

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Live Nation to Open Outdoor Concert Venue at Manhattan Pier by Ben Sisario

JBL Live at Pier 97 will offer concerts starting in July.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin to Star in ‘This Is Our Youth’ on Broadway by Dave Itzkoff

The new production of Kenneth Lonergan's play will also include Tavi Gevinson, the Rookie magazine editor and actress.

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Mark Morris Bringing a Handel Work to Mostly Mozart Festival by Michael Cooper

The Mark Morris Dance Group will offer a new staging of Handel's "Acis and Galatea" at the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center this summer.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Artistic Director Named for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet by Roslyn Sulcas

Alexandra Damiani was named the new artistic director of the New York-based Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet on Monday.

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Video: Tim Federle Talks About ‘Five, Six, Seven, Nate!’ by John Williams

In Mr. Federle's new book, a young actor experiences all the excitement and stress of the opening of a Broadway musical.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Flórez Withdraws From 3 Performances at the Met by Michael Cooper

Juan Diego Flórez, the bel canto tenor, is withdrawing from the first three performances of Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” at the Metropolitan Opera later this month citing illness, the o…

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Opera America Names Eight Grant Winners by Allan Kozinn

Eight composers were chosen to receive grants in a new program to encourage more operas by women.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Rice University Picks Design Team for New Opera Theater by Robin Pogrebin

Rice University has picked a New York firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, to design a new opera theater on campus.

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Alvin Ailey to Bring New Work to Koch Theater by Felicia R. Lee

A world premiere from the choreographer Robert Moses is among the highlights of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater's two-week engagement at Lincoln Center.

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Virginia Woolf Ballet and New Philip Glass Work Highlight Royal Opera House Season by Roslyn Sulcas

A new ballet set to a commissioned score by Max Richter is to be based on different texts by Woolf, including “Mrs. Dalloway,” “Orlando” and “The Waves,” and will be choreographe…

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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Winners Named in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions by Anthony Tommasini

Five winners were selected in the finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in New York.

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Injury Keeps Russian Dancer From Performing With Royal Ballet by Roslyn Sulcas

Natalia Osipova withdrew from her debut performance as Aurora in “The Sleeping Beauty.”

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Unpublished Tennessee Williams Story to Appear by Jennifer Schuessler

The story “Crazy Night" recounts a college freshman’s drunken misadventures on the last night of school, after the 1929 stock market crash.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Chris Pine and Lauren Ambrose to Star in “Fool for Love” at Williamstown by Patrick Healy

"Fool for Love," a 1983 Sam Shepard play, will run July 24-Aug. 3 at the Williamstown Theater Festival.

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Hytner’s Final Season at National Theater to Include New Stoppard Play by Patrick Healy

Nicholas Hytner's last season as the artistic director at the London theater will also include a play by Richard Bean and star turns by Ralph Fiennes and Helen McCrory.

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San Diego Opera to Shut Down by Michael Cooper

The opera company, which was nearly 50 years old, said it would close its doors after this season ends in April because "of an insurmountable financial hurdle going forward.”

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Paris Opera Ballet Wins Jerome Robbins Award by Roslyn Sulcas

The ballet company Jerome Robbins called his second family wins the $50,000 Jerome Robbins Award for excellence in the arts.

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Technical Problem Silences Ending of Met’s Live Simulcast of ‘Werther’ by Michael Cooper

The death of the title character in Massenet’s “Werther” was silent for opera fans who went to movie theaters across the country on Saturday to see Jonas Kaufmann perform the title rol…

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Artistic Director of New York Live Arts Leaving for Post in Florida by Roslyn Sulcas

Carla Peterson, artistic director of New York Live Arts, will be the next director of the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choregraphy at Florida State University.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Bolshoi Soloist to Debut as Guest Artist With Ballet Theater by Michael Cooper

Olga Smirnova, a leading soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet, will make her debut as a guest artist with American Ballet Theater in May at the Metropolitan Opera House, the company announced Wed…

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Mikhailovsky Ballet to Make American Debut at Koch Theater by Allan Kozinn

The ballet, which canceled an American performance in 2012, will bring Adolphe Adam’s “Giselle” and three other programs to the David H. Koch Theater in November.

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