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Diva’s Welcome Back An interview with French composer Marc-André Dalbavie, whose Le Soulier de Satin, based on the play by Paul Claudel, marks the Paris Opera’s reopening

May 14, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week Anthony Davis commemorates the massacre that rocked Tulsa 100 years ago with Fire Across the Tracks, part of the Tulsa Opera’s pandemic recital program Greenwood Overcomes

May 14, 2021

Shamier Anderson The actor toughed it out in L.A. until he got his big break. Now he’s giving back with a nonprofit that encourages aspiring actors in Toronto’s inner city

Opera Pick of the Week A digital reboot of the Houston Grand Opera’s Marian’s Song features a libretto by the city’s first Black poet laureate

May 7, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week The Los Angeles Opera mounts a rare revival of Joseph Bologne’s L’Amant Anonyme with a cast from its young-artists program

April 30, 2021

Bourgeois Fever A long career. A merciless eye. Implacable life force. In museums and galleries, Louise Bourgeois is the queen to Picasso’s king

April 30, 2021

Where Art and Architecture Meet An interview with the Italian designer Vincenzo de Cotiis, whose savagely sleek work fuses art and architecture with interior design

April 30, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week Daniel Catán adapts Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappaccini’s Daughter” for a Chicago Opera Theater Spanish-language performance

April 23, 2021

A Happy Accident Fame didn’t come overnight for Tony-winning actor John Cullum. The film An Accidental Star traces his road from the American South to the Broadway stage

April 16, 2021

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