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Salonen’s new Cello Concerto a mixed bag of cool from Ma, Philharmonic – Mar 16, 2017

Two major musical planets aligned Wednesday night in David Geffen Hall, …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 15, 2017

Those fortunate enough to hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s performance of …

Nelsons, Boston Symphony shine brightly in new Gubaidulina concerto and “Leningrad” Symphony   – Mar 01, 2017

The Soviet vs. post-Soviet generation gap stretched wide Tuesday night at …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 28, 2017

Don Byron, the eclectic jazz clarinetist whose hit track “Charley’s Prelude” …

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 …