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Friday, July 13, 2018

Take a Look at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’s New Ariadne auf Naxos, Directed by Katie Mitchell by David Gewirtzman

Performances of the Richard Strauss opera continue through July 16.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

First Look at Santa Fe Opera’s New Candide, Directed by Laurent Pelly by David Gewirtzman

Performances of the Leonard Bernstein operetta continue through August 25.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

First Look at Bavarian State Opera’s New Parsifal, Starring Jonas Kaufmann by David Gewirtzman

The production, directed by Pierre Audi, runs through July 31.

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Monday, June 18, 2018
Friday, June 15, 2018

First Look at Paris Opera’s New Boris Godunov, Directed by Ivo van Hove by David Gewirtzman

The production runs through July 12 at the Opéra Bastille.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

What Do Critics Think of the U.S. Premiere of the Brokeback Mountain Opera? by David Gewirtzman

The New York City Opera production runs through June 4.

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

First Look at the U.S. Premiere of Brokeback Mountain Opera by David Gewirtzman

The New York City Opera production runs through June 4.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

See Misty Copeland, Jeremy Irons, and More at the ABT Spring Gala by David Gewirtzman

The May 21 evening included the world premiere of Wayne McGregor‘s AFTERITE.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

First Look at the World Premiere of George Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence by David Gewirtzman

The production runs at London’s Royal Opera House through May 26.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

See Phillipa Soo, Sarah Jessica Parker, and More at the New York City Ballet Spring Gala by David Gewirtzman

The May 3 evening included world premieres by Justin Peck and Warren Carlyle.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

See John Lithgow, Patricia Racette, and Marilyn Horne in Candide at Carnegie Hall by David Gewirtzman

The April 18 gala celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein.

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Friday, March 30, 2018

First Look at the World Premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Coraline Opera by David Gewirtzman

The Royal Opera House production, based on Neil Gaiman’s novella, runs at London’s Barbican Theatre through April 7.

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Friday, March 9, 2018

2018 Summer Classical Music and Opera Festival Season Announcements by David Gewirtzman

Start planning your summer music vacations with this roundup of festival announcements.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

2018–2019 Classical Music Season Announcements by David Gewirtzman

Stay up to date with U.S. symphonies' 2018-19 upcoming lineups.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

2018–2019 Opera Season Announcements by David Gewirtzman

Stay up to date with U.S. opera companies' upcoming lineups.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

First Look at Così fan tutte at Lyric Opera of Chicago by David Gewirtzman

The Mozart opera opens in Chicago February 17.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

First Look at Tony Winner Paulo Szot and Patricia Racette in Teatro Real’s Street Scene by David Gewirtzman

The Kurt Weill opera opens in Madrid on February 13.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

First Look at the Royal Opera House’s New Production of Carmen by David Gewirtzman

Barrie Kosky’s staging of the Bizet opera opened in London February 6.

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Friday, December 29, 2017

A First Look at the Metropolitan Opera’s New Production of Tosca by David Gewirtzman

Sir David McVicar’s staging, starring Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo, and Željko Lučić, premieres December 31.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A Look at the Latest Photos of Paris Opera's New La Bohème—Set in Space by David Gewirtzman

The production, directed by Claus Guth, opens December 1.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

See Queen Latifah, Cicely Tyson, and More at Alvin Ailey’s Opening Night Gala by David Gewirtzman

Queen Latifah and Janelle Monáe served as honorary chairs for the event, held November 29.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

First Look at Paris Opera's New La Bohème—Set in Space by David Gewirtzman

The production, directed by Claus Guth, opens December 1.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

First Look at the World Premiere of John Adams and Peter Sellars’ Opera Girls of the Golden West by David Gewirtzman

The production runs November 21–December 10 at San Francisco Opera.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

First Look at the World Premiere of Nico Muhly and Nicholas Wright’s Opera Marnie by David Gewirtzman

The opera, directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer, premieres at the English National Opera on November 18.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Inside Rehearsals for World Premiere of John Adams and Peter Sellars’ Girls of the Golden West by David Gewirtzman

The production runs November 21–December 10 at San Francisco Opera.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

First Look at the World Premiere Opera The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare by David Gewirtzman

Boston Lyric Opera presents Julian Grant and Mark Campbell‘s opera about serial killers in 19th century Scotland.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts by David Gewirtzman

The opera and ballet fans' guide to where they can view live broadcasts.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Take a Look at Royal Opera House's New La Bohème by David Gewirtzman

Richard Jones’ London staging of the Puccini opera will be screened in U.S. cinemas beginning November 1.

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Exclusive: Zac Efron and Brian d‘Arcy James Visit Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway by David Gewirtzman

They stopped by the Music Box Theatre to visit Ben Platt and the cast.

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Monday, December 12, 2016
Sunday, December 11, 2016