After a long search that provoked fascination in the music world, the Boston Symphony Orchestra named a new music director: Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons. The appointment came more than two years after James Levine announced his abdication of the podium.
If you don’t have tickets to the last performance of Wagner’s “Gotterdammerung” (Twilight of the Gods) at the Metropolitan Opera on May 11, why not stay home and sing along with Deborah Voigt, the Brunnhilde, while crisping your fingers on an oven burner?
Rise Stevens, the New York City- born mezzo-soprano who reigned at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1940s and 1950s and injected sensuality and dramatic fire into her signature role in “Carmen,” has died. She was 99.
Louis C.K. is back on HBO with new comedy material, Eric Clapton brings some great guitarists to Madison Square Garden and the “Disappearing Act V” film festival gives you the chance to see the work of European directors.
New York City’s Metropolitan Opera Association, the largest U.S. performing arts organization, plans to sell $100 million of taxable debt to end a swap agreement and repay loans from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.