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December 11   -  

Insight, Passion and Perfection

Daniil Trifonov returns to the Philharmonic, bringing with him an almost obsessive commitment to both composer and audience.

December 2   -  

The Balanchine Nutcracker: A Child's Dream of Heaven

In 2004, the late critic Clive Barnes wrote the following story on how New York City Ballet's 1954 production of The Nutcracker, which was then largely unknown, became a turning point in the history of dance in America.

November 17   -  

Soviet Affair

With its bold musical vision and frank eroticism, Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk incurred the wrath of none other than Joseph Stalin himself. The composer's opera of adultery and murder returns to the Met with Eva-Maria Westbroek ...

November 10   -  

St. Petersburg Ballet to Grace the Stage in New York this Autumn

In autumn 2014, for the first time in its history, the Ballet Company of the Mikhailovsky Theater will be going on tour in the United States.

October 30   -  

Levine's Full Docket

After a testing-the-waters return season last year, Music Director James Levine now embarks on a jam-packed 2014–15 schedule of six operas, three Met Orchestra concerts, and a pair of recitals with the Met Chamber Ensemble.

October 20   -  

Power, Perfection and Natural Artistry

Violinist Lisa Batiashvili's virtuosity, curiosity, and musical passions together make her the perfect choice to be this year's Philharmonic Artist-in-Residence.

October 15   -  

Golden Glow

In his new production of Le Nozze di Figaro, conducted by James Levine, director Richard Eyre brings to the fore the sensuality of Mozart's shimmering masterpiece.

October 10   -  

Troy Schumacher on His First Work For City Ballet

"I have no idea what it's going to be like and I love that," says Troy Schumacher, speaking ahead of a milestone: the debut of his first ballet created for NYCB, which premiered at the Company's Fall Gala performance on September 23.

September 18   -  

After the Fall: A Look at New York City Center’s Dance Season

While the Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center may be, as critics have called it, a “dance feast,” with 24 stunning performances that range from ballet to Memphis jookin’, it’s also a kind of amuse-bouche for the ...

August 21   -  

A Singular Star

The iconic Wendy Whelan bids farewell to New York City Ballet.
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