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The critically acclaimed and fast-rising Aizuri Quartet is the MetLiveArts 2017–18 Quartet in Residence, offering thought provoking and elegantly balanced charismatic performances.
The Shanghai Peking Opera presents this classic tale of love and suicide in a dramatic one-hour performance starring Shi Yihong, in The Met's intimate Astor Court.
Ryoji Ikeda returns to The Met with a wildly innovative new stage show, "supercodex," a beeping, pulsating, cacophonous mix of techno sound and multimedia art exploring the difference between "data of sound" and "sound of data."
Celebrating Thelonius Monk with a uniquely global perspective: from Min Xiao Fen's Blue Pipa to Arturo O'Farrill's Latin inflected approach, artists from around the world pay unexpected homages to this American genius.
Food writer Yotam Ottolenghi returns with another lavish banquet inspired by the vibrant and evocative colors of India, with the legendary Madhur Jaffrey, the global authority on Indian cuisine, and a menu curated by celebrated chef, Floyd Cardoz.