July 28, 2014

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Kaiser in rehearsal with Principal Dancer Jermel Johnson
Credit: Alexander Iziliaev

A Great Journey: Roy Kaiser’s 35 Years With Pennsylvania Ballet
“I was 21 years old when I came to Philadelphia,” says Roy Kaiser, Artistic Director of Pennsylvania Ballet. “I came here to see what was going on, because I had seen the Company perform, and there was something about it that really resonated.”

Your Concerts in the Parks
Tens of thousands flock together each year to enjoy the New York Philharmonic perform in New York City parks — with all listeners bringing their own bespoke traditions.




New Shoes to Fill

New Shoes to FillLooking back, it seems inevitable that American Ballet Theatre would one day stage Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella. With 11 Ashton works in the repertory – Cinderella makes 12 – his choreography has never been far from the ABT stage.

Mostly Mozart Festival 2014

Mostly Mozart Festival 2014On July 25 and 26, Lincoln Center’s 48th annual Mostly Mozart Festival will kick off with two free, outdoor concerts of the world premiere of a work by American composer John Luther Adams.

Richly Thematic

Richly ThematicLast fall, American Ballet Theatre raised the curtain on a new production of George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, which he created especially for the company in 1947.

Peck in Process: The Choreographer on His Latest Work for NYCB.

Peck in Process: The Choreographer on His Latest Work for NYCB.A lot can happen in a year and a half. Just ask New York City Ballet dancer and choreographer Justin Peck.

The New Girl

The New GirlOlga Peretyatko makes her Met debut this month as Elvira in Bellini’s I Puritani (with none other than her husband, conductor Michele Mariotti, on the podium).

A Different Path

A Different PathBritish pianist Paul Lewis arrives at his Philharmonic debut this month following a rather unusual journey.

A Chat With: Famed Police drummer Stewart Copeland on World Premiere of "Ben Hur" at Virginia Arts Festival

A Chat With: Famed Police drummer Stewart Copeland on World Premiere of "Ben Hur" at Virginia Arts FestivalOn April 19, Stewart Copeland of the iconic 80’s rock band The Police, will debut his new score for the epic 1925 silent film "Ben-Hur" as part of the Virginia Arts Festival.

Together Again

Together AgainPatricia Racette and Marcelo Álvarez reunite for this month’s revival of Giordano’s Andrea Chénier. They tell the Met’s Charles Sheek about portraying love in times of revolution.

A Chat With: Virginia Arts Festival Artistic Director Rob Cross

A Chat With: Virginia Arts Festival Artistic Director Rob Cross<>An interview with Virginia Arts Festival artistic director Rob Cross. The 18th season of the festival begins on April 2 and goes through May 29. 2014 This year’s festival includes numerous extraordinary arts experiences.

Swan Lake for the 21st Century

Swan Lake for the 21st CenturyJean-Christophe Maillot, artistic director of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, on his updated approach to the classic ballet.

Perfect Match

Perfect MatchJonas Kaufmann brings his celebrated portrayal of Werther to the Met for the first time in Richard Eyre’s new production. The tenor star tells the Met’s Philipp Brieler why Massenet and Goethe are such a good fit.

The Maria Schneider Orchestra

The Maria Schneider OrchestraFrom Mary Lou Williams to Billie Holiday, women have made the greatest of contributions to jazz throughout its history. Jazz at Lincoln Center will be celebrating Women’s History Month with The Maria Schneider Orchestra in The Allen Room on March 14–15 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

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