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Orchestra Moderne NYC debuts with a program on the American immigration experience – Oct 08, 2017

Orchestra Moderne NYC, the spanking-new symphonic ensemble founded by conductor Amy …

Philadelphia Orchestra and two-and-a-half pianists open Carnegie season with mixed American program – Oct 05, 2017

The audience at Carnegie Hall’s season-opening gala Wednesday night was in …

Blue Heron opens Music Before 1800 season with subtle Ockeghem – Oct 02, 2017

According to those in the know, two qualities in music highly …

“Blank Out” reenvisions opera with 3D film, video, electronics at Park Avenue Armory – Sep 22, 2017

Blank Out, the multimedia piece for soprano and 3D film by …

Time’s Arrow Festival hits the mark with launch of Webern odyssey – Sep 13, 2017

The composer Anton Webern once responded to public incomprehension of his …

Women composers (and performers) reign at Bargemusic – Aug 31, 2017

Many of the composers now making waves in concert halls are …

Dell’Arte Opera serves up a racy and exuberant “La Calisto” – Aug 13, 2017

The god Jove’s job description surely includes something besides donning disguises …

Repertoire favorites provide a summer glow at Chamber Music Society – Jul 10, 2017

The hits will just keep coming this month at the Chamber …

A mixed night of Mahler from Salonen, MET Orchestra – Jun 01, 2017

 Gustav Mahler never composed an opera, but he was a legendary …

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

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