New York City Opera

New York City Opera

A renaissance, this company is calling it: After bankruptcy and a protracted legal battle, the name, at least, has returned. Just like the old City Opera, the new one begins with “Tosca,” in a re-creation of the original 1900 production of Puccini’s classic... 

White Light Festival

White Light Festival

This innovative festival, which explores themes of spirituality, continues on Friday with a performance by the Radio Choir Berlin of Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers” at the Church of St... 

Kaidan Chibusa No Enoki (The Ghost Tale of the Wet Nurse Tree)

Kaidan Chibusa No Enoki (The Ghost Tale of the Wet Nurse Tree)

(performances start on July 7) The Japanese kabuki company Heisei Nakamura-za can trace its roots to the 17th century. So adapting a 19th-century ghost story seems almost shockingly modern... 

NY Phil Biennial: Circles of Influence: George Benjamin

NY Phil Biennial: Circles of Influence: George Benjamin

Atmospheric, dramatic and intensely colorful, the music of George Benjamin is always a visceral experience. Here it is placed in the context of the British composers Helen Grime, Ryan Wigglesworth and Colin Matthews... 

NY Phil Biennial: Circles of Influence: Pierre Boulez

NY Phil Biennial: Circles of Influence: Pierre Boulez

Pablo Heras-Casado will conduct the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in a program exploring the legacy of the composer and conductor Pierre Boulez, whose works will be performed alongside those of Bruno Mantovani, Heinz Holliger, Philippe Manoury and Marc-André Dalbavie... 

Lewis Black Presents: Big Stars, Big Cure An Unforgettable Night of Comedy and Music to Fight Cystic Fibrosis

Lewis Black Presents: Big Stars, Big Cure An Unforgettable Night of Comedy and Music to Fight Cystic Fibrosis

Mr. Black has organized this star-studded variety show, with performances by Jon Stewart, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg and Kathleen Madigan, as well as video performances from Larry David, Will Ferrell and Meryl Streep. 

Dance Theater of Harlem

Dance Theater of Harlem

Last year, New Yorkers welcomed back Dance Theater of Harlem after nearly a decade away from the stage. The troupe continues moving forward with an eye to history: “past-carry-forward,” created by alumni of the company, examines the African-American experience in the early 20th century, from the Great Migration to the Harlem Renaissance...