Tenor Karim Sulayman and guitarist Sean Shibe record a sophisticated album that raises questions about identity and cultural exchange.
The orchestra under Donald Runnicles, soprano Nina Stemme, and David Hockney’s color-saturated set designs are the stars of this extravagant production.
Miranda Liu is marvelous in Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1, while Ravel’s Boléro provides a colorful finale.
When the production works, it’s the music, not the directorial concept, that triumphs.
Pianist Evren Ozel, violist Jordan Bak, and violinist Geneva Lewis give an impressive recital in an unusual configuration.
For Piano Spheres, Kallay used Alexander Scriabin’s Fifth Sonata as a jumping-off point to explore “ecstatic states.”
Stephen King’s bestselling novel comes to the opera stage with, thankfully, less luridness than Stanley Kubrick’s famous film adaptation.
Conductor John Nelsons, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, and collaborators give great performances of Roméo et Juliette and Cléopâtre.
The orchestra caps a remarkable 10-day run with premieres from composers Ellen Reid and Gabriella Smith.
The South Bay company tests its mettle in the composer’s youthful, turbulent work.