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Monday, January 22, 2024

Hence, Weill Instruments!: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM
Monday, January 15, 2024

Young People’s Concerts, The Cleveland Orchestra, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:04AM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

On Site Opera to Present The Immersive Coffee Cantata by Natan Zamansky

The new adaptation of Bach's Coffee Cantata will include a guided coffee tasting.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:02PM

New York City Ballet to Present World Premieres by Tiler Peck and Alexei Ratmansky by Natan Zamansky

The company's 2024 winter season will begin January 23 with a tribute to Jerome Robbins.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM
Monday, January 8, 2024

Hahn With Orchestra, and Hahn Solo: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:32AM
Monday, January 1, 2024

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera? by Natan Zamansky

Carrie Cracknell's new production of Bizet's iconic opera opened December 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

New Year, New Carmen: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM
Friday, December 29, 2023

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera by Natan Zamansky

Carrie Cracknell's new production opens December 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM
Monday, December 18, 2023

Mostly Messiah: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:06AM
Monday, December 4, 2023

The Magic Flute, The Nutcracker, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM
Monday, November 27, 2023
Monday, November 20, 2023

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:02AM
Friday, November 17, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Florencia en el Amazonas at the Metropolitan Opera? by Natan Zamansky

Mary Zimmerman's production of Daniel Catán’s opera opened November 16.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM
Thursday, November 16, 2023

Get a 1st Look at Florencia en el Amazonas at Met Opera, Opening November 16 by Natan Zamansky

Mary Zimmerman is at the helm of Daniel Catán’s opera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM
Monday, November 13, 2023

'Somewhere That’s Green': What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM
Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Metropolitan Opera to Celebrate Stephen Schwartz with Gala Concert by Natan Zamansky

Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster, and more will perform at the special benefit evening.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Monday, November 6, 2023

X, The Y, and Carlo Rizzi: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM
Sunday, November 5, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X at the Metropolitan Opera? by Natan Zamansky

Robert O'Hara's production of the opera by Anthony Davis opened November 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM
Thursday, November 2, 2023

Get a 1st Look at X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X at the Metropolitan Opera by Natan Zamansky

Robert O'Hara's production of the opera by Anthony Davis opens November 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:24AM
Monday, October 30, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Grounded at Washington National Opera? by Natan Zamansky

Jeanine Tesori's new opera had its world premiere October 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM
Monday, October 23, 2023

Patience, Prokofiev and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Met Opera to Present Marathon Reading of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, as Told to Alex Haley by Natan Zamansky

The event comes ahead of the Met premiere of Anthony Davis' opera X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM
Monday, October 16, 2023

Midsummer, Maschera, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Friday, October 13, 2023

Get a 1st Listen to Jeanine Tesori's New Opera Grounded by Natan Zamansky

The Met Opera commission has its world premiere at Washington National Opera later this month under the direction of Michael Mayer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:03PM
Monday, October 2, 2023

Glass and Reich Premieres: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Dead Man Walking at the Metropolitan Opera? by Natan Zamansky

The NYC institution kicked off its 2023-24 season with the house premiere of Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally's opera September 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

SUNY College of Optometry to Present 100th Anniversary Performance of Rhapsody in Blue by Natan Zamansky

The performance of the famed Gershwin work will take place in the same location as its 1924 premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM
Monday, September 25, 2023

Dead Man Walking on 10th Avenue, and Slaughter On 10th Avenue on 9th: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Get a 1st Look at Dead Man Walking at Met Opera by Natan Zamansky

The opera by Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally opens the Met's 2023-24 season September 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:43PM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Met Opera Chorus Master Donald Palumbo to Step Down by Natan Zamansky

Palumbo will depart at the end of the current season, after nearly two decades with the institution.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM
Monday, September 18, 2023

Jewels, Nightingales, Rodeos, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 11:25AM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards