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Botstein, ASO reveal the mystical Elgar in “The Apostles” – May 13, 2017

Does the world really need a Wagnerian oratorio?  Edward Elgar thought …

Chamber Music Society serves up polished program, from Mozart to Shostakovich – May 10, 2017
The hits just kept coming Tuesday night in Alice Tully Hall,…
Davies premiere, lost-and-found Stravinsky highlight Salonen’s Philharmonic program – Apr 28, 2017

The New York Philharmonic waxed philosophical Thursday night in heady works …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 26, 2017

Philip Glass’s 1980 work A Madrigal Opera hasn’t had the recognition …

Spektral Quartet brings a strong, modernist wind from Chicago – Apr 22, 2017

The Windy City is known for high buildings and broad shoulders, …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 12, 2017

Pomerium at The Cloisters seems as venerable a New York tradition …

NY Choral Society gives MacMillan’s “St. Luke Passion” a strong local premiere – Apr 09, 2017

The account of Christ’s suffering and death in the Gospel According …

Chamber Music Society avoids the usual suspects in wide-ranging wind program – Apr 08, 2017

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center threw caution to the …

Pianist Cahill throws a centennial party for Lou Harrison – Apr 07, 2017

The late composer Lou Harrison had a lot of friends, and …

Presentation leaves Brooklyn audience in the dark but Clyne’s music provides illumination – Mar 30, 2017

 As she tells it, composer Anna Clyne once made an exchange …