Two of the city’s expert contemporary ensembles, Brightwork and HEX, team up for a musical journey.

The multimedia project from the inventive artists at Thingamajigs takes on a difficult subject with plenty of creativity.

Dialogues of the Carmelites premiered on the West Coast more than 60 years ago and returns this season.

The actress stars as a talented, imperious conductor in the new movie Tár.

The company is rolling out productions drawing heavily on iconic popular culture.

The virtuoso’s recital for the Omni Foundation counts as a return appearance of sorts after a concert recorded in Kyiv last year.

The lineup for the 65th edition of jazz’s premier weekend is liberating and represents many interesting directions.

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