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Blomstedt, Philharmonic achieve mixed results with Beethoven – Feb 23, 2017

 It is said of long-lived conductors like Pierre Monteux and Leopold …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 16, 2017

A piano recital by Piotr Anderszewski is always an intimate experience, …

Soloists, Il Pomo d’Oro explore lover’s passions for Valentine’s Day – Feb 15, 2017

Lovers abounded onstage Tuesday night at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, thanks …

Botstein, ASO visit early 20th-century Prague – Feb 11, 2017

 The Czech lands of Bohemia and Moravia have historically been both …

Subbing for Bychkov, Gersen leads a brilliant “Pathétique” with Philharmonic – Feb 10, 2017

The New York Philharmonic’s assistant conductor Joshua Gersen made his subscription-concert …

New York Choral Society spans the centuries with Duruflé, Haydn masses – Feb 07, 2017

 If choruses had “juries” the way conservatory students do, the panel …

Revolution! Pianist Vonsattel foments musical dissent in lively recital for CMS – Feb 03, 2017

You say you want a revolution? Well…how about a piano recital?…

Critic’s Choice – Feb 01, 2017

Arranging Mussorgsky’s clangorous piano piece Pictures at an Exhibition for string …

JACK Quartet blasts it out in Brooklyn – Jan 30, 2017

At the JACK Quartet’s free neighborhood concert in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon, …

Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin reach the summit in Bruckner’s Eighth – Jan 29, 2017

 The cycle of Bruckner’s nine numbered symphonies resembles in shape one …