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Restored to life, New York City Opera plans an adventurous mix for 2017-18 season – May 25, 2017

The revived New York City Opera, which has vaulted to musical …

CONTACT! wraps season with strong performances, weak presentation – May 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic’s CONTACT! new music series came to its …

May 25 – May 22, 2017

Nouveau Classical Project
Olga Bell: Initiative
Gabrielle Herbst: Where is my …

Chamber Music Society closes season with simple homegrown pleasures – May 22, 2017

What is America, exactly?

That was the question asked Sunday afternoon …

Philadelphia Orchestra offers strong symphonies and a poignant appearance by a pianist – May 10, 2017

There is a poignant agony to witnessing one’s idols fade and …

Experiments in Opera offers six short slices of contemporary life – May 06, 2017

The enterprising and imaginative group Experiments in Opera have already created …

Gilbert and Philharmonic provide a searing, uplifting night with Schoenberg, Beethoven – May 04, 2017

On paper, the New York Philharmonic’s Wednesday night concert looked intriguing. …

Sequentia makes an ancient world timeless and transcendent – May 01, 2017

In any other context, Sequentia would be a rock band. This …

Stellar singing overcomes awkward stage direction in Met’s “Dutchman” – Apr 26, 2017

Tuesday night was not only opening night for the Metropolitan Opera’s …

May 22 – Apr 25, 2017

New York Phiharmonic CONTACT!
David Fulmer: world premiere
Sam Pluta: binary/momentary: …