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Early Music, New Era: Veteran Newberry Consort Directors to Retire After Upcoming Concerts
Approaching the end of a long tenure, the artistic, administrative, and life partners reflect and look ahead.
US artist Leigh recasts colonial imagery at Venice Biennale
Simone Leigh's 16-foot bronze bust of a Black woman, titled Brick House, presides over the entrance.
Anguish of war permeates Boston Symphony’s 2022-23 season
The prestigious orchestra says its 2022-23 season will perform works that address the tragedies of armed conflict, racial injustice, civil rights, and gender inequity.
Ukrainian opera singer in Japan prays for peace in melody
When Oksana Stepanyuk, an award-winning soprano with the Japan Opera Foundation, performs “Melody,” composed by Myroslav Skoryk, a Ukrainian, her voice turns into a wail of mourning.
Pianist Radu Lupu has Died, Aged 76
Lupu was renowned for his thoughtful interpretations of “19th-century German and Austrian piano works, especially those of Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms,” notes WFMT’s Candice Agree.
Groundbreaking composer Harrison Birtwistle dies at 87
Birtwistle created daringly experimental music that sometimes tried the patience of listeners.
Dropped by Met, Netrebko to sing at Monte Carlo Opera
Anna Netrebko will sing the title role in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut.
COT’s 22-23 Season: ‘Turing’ World Premiere, Britten, Heggie for 50th Anniversary
In this celebratory season, audiences will hear two twentieth-century operas and three world premieres across COT's full slate of mainstage and special programming.
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