The up-and-coming alto Wiebke Lehmkuhl.
On the impact of Dmitri Hvorostovsky
“The Mother of Us All” at Hudson Hall.
Berlin’s Staatsoper returns to its renovated home.
Alice Goodman defends her libretto to “The Death of Klinghoffer.”
Addressing the political with the classical at the Lucerne Festival.
A haunting new “Meistersinger” at Bayreuth.
Orientalism and a plea for humanity in “The Land of Smiles.”