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Bass Instincts

Ron Carter, the most recorded bassist in history, turns 85 at Carnegie Hall

A Knight Errant in Love

Boston Baroque makes a stellar case for Handel’s rarity Amadigi di Gaula

Classical Meets Contemporary in Munich

Behind the Scenes

The Man in the Black Turtleneck

A hit at the Santa Fe Opera in 2017, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs has its video premiere in a new production from Atlanta

Child’s Play

Nicolas Party’s techno-colored art is on view in Canada. In an interview, the artist discusses fairy tales, nature, and the power of pastel

A Grand Tour of Italy, but Make It Modern

The intimate, under-the-radar homes and studios of 20th-century Italian architects, artists, and designers, from Achille Castiglioni and Gae Aulenti to Giorgio Morandi, are as stunning as the country’s ancient and Renaissance treasures. And they’re open to the public

A Guide to the Venice Biennale

Irresistible Force, Immoveable Object

A tempestuous English-language Phèdre, starring Helen Mirren

The Tenor from Wakanda

Curtis Bannister crosses the line from opera to action movies

A Midsummer Night’s Meistersinger

From the Salzburg Festival, Stefan Herheim’s legendary staging of Wagner’s marathon comedy

Something Old and New

Before passing down their estate, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire host two untraditional art exhibitions at Chatsworth House

A Dirty Business

A whistleblower from the factory of millionaire artist Damien Hirst paints a grim scene of low wages and employees knee-deep in formaldehyde

East Meets West in Venice

The First Couple of Pop Art

Hallelujah!

From the National Theatre, London, a triumphant revival of Angels in America

Dancing on Air

In the second season of Bridgerton, dance—specifically, the ceremonious allemande—speaks louder than any professions of love

The Garbo Modigliani

India Ennenga and Sebastian Clark

The duo sending pocket-size books—collaborations with artists and writers—to people around the world

Sun Worshipper

“Met on Demand” viewers adore Philip Glass’s Akhnaten

Clash of the Titans

In 1958, two Broadway hits, West Side Story and The Music Man, had a fateful showdown, and only one came out on top. This year, we are finally getting a rematch

That 70s Movie

Largely improvised by an unruly teenage cast, the 1970 black-and-white film Bronco Bullfrog gets a shiny new restoration

Attend the Tale of Sweeney Todd!

The inimitable, irrepressible Angela Lansbury, on the road as Mrs. Lovett

Nicolas Lefebvre

The mysterious Frenchman making art out of his collector’s items—and keeping mum on his relationship with Monica Bellucci