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Opera Pick of the Week The Zurich Opera streams a new production of Jacques Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann by Andreas Homoki

April 16, 2021

Doug Varone in Ten Acts The choreographer’s first pandemic piece is a mini-series of short films, set to songs from the 1940s and 50s and produced through Zoom

April 16, 2021

The H-Word David Cowles and Josh Gosfield’s new magazine, Public Eye, invites great artists to create works based on a theme. First up: heroes, as introduced by the talk-show host in Public Eye’s opening pages

Opera Pick of the Week Munich’s Bavarian State Opera streams Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, starring American mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey

April 9, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week American soprano Julia Bullock presents a virtual recital alongside pianist Laura Poe

April 2, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week Sir David McVicar’s Met Opera staging of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux, starring Sondra Radvanovsky as Britain’s first Queen Elizabeth

March 26, 2021

Sight and Sound Eye on Dance, a weekly interview show that ran from 1981 to 2004, was required watching in the dance world. A special archival episode from 1986 is now available for streaming

March 26, 2021

The Real Congo Artcurial Paris’s spring auction focuses on the artists of Congo’s Le Hangar collective, founders of contemporary African art who developed their craft away from Western influence

A Sentimental Mood Perhaps none of the arts have suffered from the pandemic more majorly than jazz. Until the post-vaccine Jazz Age arrives, try the next best thing: live recordings

Making Waves Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek adapt Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves, awarded the 1996 Golden Palm in Cannes, for Opera Philadelphia

March 19, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week Live from Florence, pianist Hershey Felder’s musical ode to Puccini

March 11, 2021

Big Picture A 21st-century mind living in the 20th century, Niki de Saint Phalle rejected artistic and social norms. Her sculptures go on display at MoMA PS1 this week

Collector’s Collector Selections from New York fixture Adrian Dannatt’s collection, including pieces by Nan Goldin and Duncan Hannah, are on display at Miguel Abreu Gallery

March 3, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week A new performance of von Weber’s Freischütz by Dmitri Tcherniakov, streaming from the Bavarian State Opera in Munich

March 3, 2021

Bulbs for Spring This month, a design exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and a lamp show in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, explore the poetics of light

March 2, 2021

For the Record Coinciding with the publication of the unredacted Chips Channon diaries, London’s Heywood Hill Bookshop hosts the volume’s editor, Simon Heffer, in conversation with British MP Michael Gove

March 2, 2021

Remember When? An interview with French playwright Florian Zeller, who makes his filmmaking debut with The Father, a moving story of dementia starring Anthony Hopkins

Opera Pick of the Week Productions of the Holocaust-era Der Kaiser von Atlantis spanning both sides of the Atlantic, from the Deutsche Oper am Rhein and the Atlanta Opera

February 26, 2021