The View from Here
Why isn’t John Williams treated like Igor Stravinsky?
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
Opera Non Buffa
Opera is back with the summer festivals of Salzburg, Bayreuth, and Aix-en-Provence, but it’s as bleak as Mozart’s Requiem
The West Side Story story is a complicated one, and the new Broadway production has a lot of history to reckon with