Four king-size fish lamps glow softly on a back wall of London’s Gagosian Gallery.
In 1999, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim founded the East-Western Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said, as “a project against ignorance.”
“The Tsar’s Bride” is an energetic, tragic opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov with some rousing drinking songs and a drawn-out death by poison. It is rarely performed outside Russia.
A few days after Troy and Carthage burn to a crisp for the last time in Berlioz’s “Les Troyens” at Covent Garden, they’re frying once more in the Albert Hall.
Prince George’s palace, Daniel Radcliffe’s new role, a beer festival in the Olympic Park, and Chic are our choices for London this weekend.
Elliott Carter, the American composer whose long life and career produced a remarkable coda of creativity in his 90s, has died. He was 103.
Rival rock shows featuring Justin Timberlake and Lionel Richie, a jilted Zoe Wanamaker, views of Paris, and the first night of the Proms are our choices for London this weekend.
An estimated billion people will tune in on July 27 to watch the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony by Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle.
Meet the bravest orchestra in the world. The superlative seems justified for the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq.
Alt-J is a box-office hit on the follow-up tour to its debut CD, “An Awesome Wave,” which won the Mercury Prize.
"So there must be something we are doing right."
- Daniel Barenboim on Feb 24, 2013