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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Jeanine Tesori’s Grounded to Open The Metropolitan Opera's 2024-25 Season by Natan Zamansky

The New York institution will also stage house premieres of Moby-Dick, Antony and Cleopatra, and Ainadamar in the coming season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Meyerbeer's Le Prophète, Elevator Repair Service's Ulysses, More, Part of Bard SummerScape 2024 Season by Natan Zamansky

The eight-week summer festival will begin June 20 at the Fisher Center at Bard College.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Lileana Blain-Cruz to Direct The Listeners at Opera Philadelphia by Natan Zamansky

The company’s 2024-25 season will also include The Anonymous Lover and Don Giovanni.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:02AM
Monday, February 12, 2024

MasterVoices to Perform NYC Premiere of Doug Varone's To My Arms / Restore by Natan Zamansky

The two-part work with music by Handel and Nico Bentley will be performed at NYU Skirball Center in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM

Back to Back Bach: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Bernadette Peters, Maxim Vengerov, More Feature in Carnegie Hall's 2024-25 Season by Natan Zamansky

The season, beginning October 8, will also include appearances from numerous Broadway stars.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM
Monday, February 5, 2024

Met Opera's Champion, Jessie Montgomery's Rounds, More Win at 2024 Grammy Awards by Natan Zamansky

Gustavo Dudamel, Julia Bullock, and Yuja Wang also took home awards in the classical music categories.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:02PM

Metropolis in Concert, Don Carlos in Ballet: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Bartlett Sher to Direct The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Opera by Natan Zamansky

Originally slated to premiere at LA Opera, the work by Mason Bates will now premiere at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, before coming to the Met.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Peck-ing Order: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM
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

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