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  • Picks for the Week of April 20

    Picks for the Week of April 20

    The Bolshoi Opera's Eugene Onegin; the late pop legend Dusty Springfield; and a "Black Swan" profile of choreographer Meryl Tankard
  • Petrushka in Live Animation

    Petrushka in Live Animation

    Next week at London’s Barbican Centre, the New York Philharmonic and Giants Are Small present an excitingly reimagined version of the Stravinsky favorite
  • Love Me or Kill Me, Sister

    Love Me or Kill Me, Sister

    New York's Red Bull Theater brings John Ford’s classic ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore to the stage, directed by Jesse Berger: "It’s about who its okay to love..."
  • Loussier Trio: Play Bach

    Loussier Trio: Play Bach

    Live from St Thomas's Church, on the occasion of Jacques Loussier's 70th birthday: the ensemble performs jazz arrangements of Bach, Debussy, Ravel...
  • Scholz's Rite of Spring

    Scholz's Rite of Spring

    For the Leipzig Ballet, the late Uwe Scholz created "'soulscapes' in his choreography, which could communicate an amazing emotional range..."
  • A Northern Star

    A Northern Star

    A profile of mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, focused on her role as Octavian in Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier for Carlos Kleiber--with interviews with performance extracts
  • Picks for the Week of April 13

    Picks for the Week of April 13

    The late choreographer Uwe Scholz's Rite of Spring; a documentary about mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter; and an exciting Herbie Hancock special...
  • How Pointe Shoes Are Made

    How Pointe Shoes Are Made

    A mini-documentary from the Royal Ballet, with dancers Nathalie Harrison and Leanne Cope in a visit to the Freed pointe shoe factory