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Wolpe and Feldman—together again in rewarding NYNME program – Dec 16, 2014

From the first notes of Monday night’s New York New Music Ensemble…

Living large and dying beautifully: New cast brings vivid life to Met’s “Traviata” – Dec 12, 2014

These days, the motto of wasted youth is YOLO, while in the…

No static at all in fascinating Gosfield premiere by JACK Quartet – Dec 08, 2014

Annie Gosfield is an excellent composer—part of the generation that can mix…

Little Opera Theater presents an ambitious and rewarding Carlisle Floyd double-bill – Dec 06, 2014

Carlisle Floyd is the Verdi of American opera, which is more than…

Dessay and Dumaux light up Handel’s “Cesare” – Dec 01, 2014

A serendipitously fine Handel season that started with a great concert performance…

Bargemusic’s four-hand piano concert offers pleasing post-holiday sorbet – Nov 29, 2014


Amid the slim post-Thanksgiving concert offerings, and the pervasive January-level chill in

December 18 – Nov 26, 2014

Sejong string orchestra
Cho-Liang Lin, violinist
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
7 p.m. Metropolitan…

Philharmonic’s new music program makes intermittent Contact – Nov 18, 2014

The New York Philharmonic’s CONTACT! new music series opened Monday night for…

American vitality heats up a chilly night at Spectrum – Nov 14, 2014

Classical music is more than just the music, there’s the business of…

New York Festival of Song gets Freudian, from Mahler to Lehrer – Nov 12, 2014

Entertainment though elucidation: that could easily be the motto for the New…