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Met and musician unions agree to share the pain – Aug 19, 2014


[UPDATE: On Tuesday the Met also reached an agreement with IATSE Local

Mozartless Mostly Mozart program hits its stride with Yuja Wang – Aug 09, 2014

The title composer was nowhere to be found on Mostly Mozart’s Friday…

Bronfman, Gilbert and Philharmonic serve up slack and tired Beethoven – Jun 19, 2014

There is a noticeable difference between Beethoven’s Second and Third Piano Concertos.…

Met ditches “Klinghoffer” simulcast due to political pressure – Jun 18, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera announced on Tuesday that it will cancel the scheduled…

Matsuev finds moments of calm amid rushing impetuosity – Jun 16, 2014

In his recital at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Denis Matsuev showed a…

Chelsea Opera finds the humanity in Copland’s slight “Tender Land” – Jun 15, 2014

With all the drama going on at Lincoln Center, one might almost…

Three compelling premieres make for inspired Philharmonic “Biennial” program – Jun 06, 2014

An hour and a half of new music during the regular season…

Phil’s Biennial Contact! program offers many voices, fewer lenses – May 30, 2014

The third presentation of the New York Philharmonic’s inaugural Biennial, a Contact!…

Polished ensemble lacking in Philharmonic Ensembles’ uneven season finale – May 26, 2014

The last concert in the New York Philharmonic’s “Ensembles” series for the…

Despite last-minute sub, Jurowski’s Philharmonic program has fairy-tale ending – May 22, 2014

Janine Jansen was the artist scheduled to play Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No.…

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