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An early Boulez birthday gift from Taka Kigawa at Poisson Rouge – Aug 26, 2014

As he closes in on his 90th birthday in March, Pierre Boulez…

Bolshoi Opera brings Russian rarity to Lincoln Center Festival with Rimsky’s “Tsar’s Bride” – Jul 13, 2014

A packed Avery Fisher Hall was assembled on Saturday night for a…

Philharmonic blends Bronfman and Beethoven with world premiere – Jun 12, 2014

With the New York Philharmonic’s inaugural Biennial just barely put to bed,…

Philharmonic Biennial program serves up a wide range of composers – Jun 07, 2014

Addressing the audience at Avery Fisher Hall on Friday night, in between…

Budapest Festival Orchestra whips up a storm at Lincoln Center – Jun 02, 2014

Midway into the opening movement of Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G…

Gilbert, AXIOM Ensemble ham it up with Gruber’s “Gloria” – May 30, 2014

Of the myriad roles that Alan Gilbert plays at the New York…

Brother act closes Chamber Music Society season in style – May 23, 2014

An air of familiarity enveloped the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center…

Contrasted yet mutable, Mendelssohn and Brahms works spotlighted by Chamber Music Society – May 17, 2014

Since last December the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center has worked…

Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony lower the curtain on “Spring for Music” with spiritual program – May 11, 2014

The four-year run of Carnegie Hall’s “Spring for Music” festival ended quietly…

Heavy-handed presentation undermines Cincinnati Symphony revival of Dett’s “Moses” – May 10, 2014

James Conlon led the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, May Festival Chorus, and an…

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