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Keyboard Festival founder Rose sets the pace with Beethoven, Schumann and Liszt – Jul 17, 2017

An evening with Jerome Rose at the piano is usually an …

Salonen, MET Orchestra, and Tetzlaff close Carnegie season in grand style – Jun 07, 2017

You know it’s an unusual evening with the MET Orchestra when …

Gilbert creatively disrupts concert tradition with the Philharmonic – May 20, 2017

One of the most striking things about Friday night’s New York …

Chamber Music Society packs the house for evening of new Chinese music – Apr 14, 2017

It may be surprising that two concerts of new Chinese music …

New York City Opera restores Respighi rarity to sumptuous life – Apr 01, 2017

Fairy-tale characters appear in dozens of operas, from Carl Maria von …

An ardent Italian evening from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Mar 04, 2017

It is a little astonishing that Giuseppe Verdi wrote 26 operas …

Carlisle Floyd’s “Prince of Players,” a gently compelling opera of gender issues at LOTNY – Feb 24, 2017

At a time when issues of gender are front-and-center in the …

Two stars and imaginative fare light up Orchestre National de Lyon concert – Feb 21, 2017

Leonard Slatkin has a reputation for off-the-radar programming, and that was …

A sublime Adagio forms the cornerstone of Barenboim’s Bruckner Sixth – Jan 26, 2017

Of Anton Bruckner’s nine numbered symphonies, the slow movement of the …

In majestic Bruckner Third, Barenboim defies conventional wisdom – Jan 22, 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that the first three of Anton Bruckner’s symphonies …