What's coming up for the week of Oct. 20.
Some critics charge that John Adams' opera is anti-Israel, even anti-Semitic. But the opera's supporters dispute that. With its Met debut on Monday, there are calls to burn the set to the ground.
A new film about the life of Latin American military leader Simón Bolivar features music by a first-time film score composer: Gustavo Dudamel.
A new University of Denver study about ticket-buying habits for arts events prompts CPR’s Arts Bureau to explore Colorado audiences’ appetite for risk.
The program includes Verdi, Orff and Mozart.
Plus: Charley Samson on Dmitri Shostakovich and his string quartets.
For more than a century, the Royal Shakespeare Company has commissioned music for plays. Its archive tracks the way music changes over time and across many productions.
Two gorgeous pieces by Bela Bartok, performed by two masterful violinists in the CPR Performance Studio.
What's coming up for the week of Oct. 13.