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Emotion of the Sixties recollected in tranquility by Kronos Quartet – Jan 20, 2018

 When the title of Carnegie Hall’s annual festival is “The ‘60s: …

Thibaudet shines in Philharmonic’s mixed night of Ravel – Jan 18, 2018

It had, in some ways, the feeling of a storybook debut: …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 16, 2018

In 1981, at age 20, the Manila-born pianist Cecile Licad joined …

“Fellow Travelers” explores forbidden love in McCarthy’s shadow at Prototype Festival – Jan 13, 2018

“If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” Harry …

Weilerstein is sharp in Philharmonic’s soft-focus program with Kahane – Jan 05, 2018

When the Los Angeles-based conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane led and …

Met’s colorful, if gruesome, “Hansel and Gretel” returns with its seasonal “magic” – Dec 19, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera opened its holiday run of Humperdinck’s Hansel and …

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 …

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