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Manze leads the Philharmonic and friends in a vivid, triumphant “Messiah” – Dec 13, 2017

The five performances of Handel’s Messiah the New York Philharmonic offers …

Philadelphia Orchestra, Hahn excel in wide-ranging program at Carnegie Hall – Dec 09, 2017

Like a student facing a jury at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute, the …

A spellbinding Beethoven Fifth shows the New York Philharmonic in hale health at 175 – Dec 07, 2017

If you think classical music is a niche market in America …

Oppens winning with Carter, mixed with others at Bargemusic – Dec 04, 2017

Rachmaninoff a soulmate of Elliott Carter?  That was just one of …

Sørensen premiere elevates de Waart’s mixed Philharmonic program – Dec 01, 2017

Thursday’s program of the New York Philharmonic under the direction of …

Give thanks for blazing Rachmaninoff in Noseda’s mixed Philharmonic program – Nov 23, 2017

One would like to have heard the halftime pep talk conductor …

Quicksilver’s “Cabinet of Curiosities” explores neglected Baroque masters – Nov 20, 2017

The composer Dittersdorf once complained that his young friend Mozart was …

Fung premiere headlines Chamber Music Society program of new works – Nov 10, 2017

If there is such a thing as “reverse deconstruction,” that’s what …

Levin-ized Mozart Mass proves the highlight of American Classical Orchestra program – Nov 08, 2017

It was clear where conductor Thomas Crawford’s priorities were in Tuesday …

Botstein leads The Orchestra Now in rare symphonies by Herrmann, Korngold – Nov 04, 2017

 “A Night Not at the Movies”—no symphony orchestra has used that …