Agrippina (1709), an enormous hit at the Met this past season, proves, by turns, gripping, sardonic, and exquisite.
The real problem is the obsessive engagement with social media platforms that encourages attention-seeking behavior, and rewards it.
In no way was the recognition that Ira Sullivan received commensurate with his skill.
The Kentuckian’s message is one of both heritage and empathy — and the necessity of both.
The delicious cheekiness of the film is to present a story about two gay immigrants as a swooning romantic epic spanning years.
Of all the musicians who were harbingers of change, none has had the long-term influence on young musicians that John Coltrane has had.
This is state-of-the art modern jazz, alternately hard swinging, contemplative, commercial, and abstract.
Rossini’s Zelmira is a powerhouse opera that features two coloratura tenors and equally demanding roles for soprano and mezzo.
Considering how dark 2020 is, it is a good time for a lighthearted remembrance of things past, before the pandemic.
Inspired by their leader, bassist Christian McBride, the musicians in this big band always sound like they are having the times of their lives.