Review: In ‘Maria Stuarda,’ Sondra Radvanovsky Makes a Vivid Impact

The soprano shines in the second of Donizetti’s three Tudor queens she will portray this season at the Metropolitan Opera.


Simile and Metaphor as Critique: Jaap van Zweden Speaks to an Ensemble

The future conductor of the New York Philharmonic has a knack for analogies when he rehearses with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.


Review: Jordi Savall and Juilliard415 Perform in ‘Shakespeare and Cervantes’

The Spanish early-music specialist Mr. Savall and the student orchestra performed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Jaap van Zweden, Philharmonic’s Maestro-to-Be, Sharpens His Baton

The Dutch-born conductor, who starts leading the New York Philharmonic in 2018, is known for old-school directness and a relentless drive for quality.


Review: ‘Quicksand,’ Robert Ashley’s Enigmatic Spy-Thriller Opera

Published in 2011 as a libretto evoking the spy novels Mr. Ashley adored, the work has finally received its world premiere at the Kitchen.


VIDEO: WHO to decide if Zika is an emergency

On Monday, the World Health Organization will meet to discuss whether the Zika virus – which is spreading rapidly through Latin America – should be declared an international emergency.

Super Bowl 50: Grounds crew paints Denver Broncos in both end zones

Alex Butler
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Denver may be closer to San Francisco than Charlotte, but there is no home field advantage in the Super Bowl.