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Opera Pick of the Week From the Grand Théâtre de Genève and the Opéra de Lille, Debussy’s enigmatic Pelléas et Mélisande in a yin-yang pair of new productions

June 26, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week Virtual by necessity, the Los Angeles Opera’s shadow-puppet Œdipus Rex capitalizes on artistic techniques refined during the pandemic

June 26, 2021

George Clinton, Alfresco The funk musician and his Parliament-Funkadelic collective, including some of his grandkids, open New York City’s summer concert season

Opera Pick of the Week On Site Opera’s The Road We Came explores Black music history in New York City with walking tours of Manhattan and Harlem

June 25, 2021

Modern Look A major show at the Met displays the work of the “New Women” who embraced photography in the first half of the 20th century

June 24, 2021

Espresso à Go-Go! Our retrofitted Piaggio Apé brings AIR MAIL and java to you

Christina Quarles The L.A.-based artist’s dreamy, colorful work breaks down complex subjects of gender, race, and identity

Classical Music’s Underdog The 24-year-old violinist Randall Goosby has shot to fame on an instrument he named “LeBron”

Opera Pick of the Week The Opéra de Paris comes back to life with The Satin Slipper, Marc-André Dalbavie’s epic of thwarted desire

June 18, 2021

Pippa Latour de Force She tricked Nazis into spilling their secrets by posing as a chatty teenage soap saleswoman and just celebrated her 100th birthday

Every Trick in the Book The magician, professional gambler, and sometime fraudster Steve Forte is spilling his secrets

Opera Pick of the Week From Houston Grand Opera, a green-screen Hansel and Gretel with TikTok flair

June 11, 2021

La Scala’s Shining Star Remembering the Italian ballerina Carla Fracci, Milan’s star dancer who died last month aged 84

June 4, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week From Toronto’s Opera Atelier, a Niagara of Baroque images for Handel’s The Resurrection

June 4, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week A new production of Aribert Reimann’s Lear premieres at the Bavarian State Opera

May 28, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week Bulgaria’s native son Orlin Anastasov shines in the Sofia Opera’s outdoor Attila

May 21, 2021

Deeper Than the Deep Blue Sea An exhibition at the Fondation Carmignac’s Mediterranean villa focuses on the colors, movement, and creatures of the sea

May 21, 2021

Annie Clark’s 70s Show St. Vincent’s latest album, the 70s-themed Daddy’s Home, is releasing in a wave of bad P.R. It’s so good you’ll listen anyway

Tyler Mahan Coe The man behind the podcast Cocaine & Rhinestones brought country music and its history to a new generation. Three years later, he’s back

Prodigious Young Women From Kate Middleton to Samantha Cameron to Oscar winner Emerald Fennell, what is it about Marlborough College, the leafy British boarding school?