Aug 20, 2014 — To mark the apparent end of the Metropolitan Opera's labor crisis, try a nerdworthy quiz — and learn a few quirky things about America's largest performing arts organization.
Aug 18, 2014 — While agreements with 10 more unions need to be reached by Tuesday night, the deal struck with two of the Met's major unions represents a major turning point in a bitter dispute.
Aug 16, 2014 — A long career began suddenly as she replaced the lead in Madame Butterfly mid-performance. A Metropolitan Opera stalwart, she sang the lead in La traviata there more than anyone before or since.
Aug 13, 2014 — Composer Robert Kyr frequently travels to northern New Mexico, where he writes rapturous music inspired by light, stone, stillness and prayer.
Aug 12, 2014 — This summer, The New Yorker has thrown open the gates to much of its archive. Read these five classical music profiles and essays for free while you still can.
Aug 5, 2014 — Author Jan Swafford has just published a Beethoven biography — and he's sharing surprising facts he learned while writing his book. See some here and join us at noon today for a session on Reddit.
Aug 1, 2014 — Think opera plots are tough to follow? Try wading through the complicated action offstage at the Metropolitan Opera. Here's who's involved — with perspective on disputes that aren't new.
Jul 31, 2014 — Labor disputes are nothing new to the Met Opera, but never have they been so public. With a deadline looming, both sides signal that negotiations are going nowhere.
Jul 30, 2014 — Watch highlights from the world premiere performance of the Pulitzer Prize winner's meditative and deeply moving outdoor work Sila: The Breath of the World at Lincoln Center.
Jul 28, 2014 — One hundred years after the start of World War I, hear a range of pop and classical music from artists of the era. Some music reflects the war's violence, some gives solace.