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Escher String Quartet has a mixed night in Chamber Music Society program – May 08, 2019

The Escher String Quartet has had a recent personnel change, with …

Attacca Quartet digs deep in music of Caroline Shaw – May 01, 2019

Classical music is an old art form with a not unrelated …

Violinist Hemsing makes an impression in duo recital – Apr 25, 2019

Though not completely unknown—she has several albums and collaborations with artists …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 24, 2019

Like its younger sister, the Angel’s Share, the Crypt Sessions series …

May 27 – Apr 22, 2019

New York Philharmomnic
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8…

Chamber Music Society evokes the otherworldly mystery of George Crumb – Apr 17, 2019

George Crumb will turn 90 in October, and this week the …

JACK Quartet reveals the granitic, knotty beauty of Elliott Carter – Apr 15, 2019

Ensembles like JACK Quartet are so consistently fine that when they …

Vinke and an unbeatable cast find light in the darkness of Met’s “Siegfried” – Apr 14, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera’s revival of its controversial 2011 Ring cycle, staged …

Young leads Philharmonic in a wrenching, inevitable Mahler Sixth – Apr 12, 2019

When Gustav Mahler finished his Sixth Symphony, the final movement had …

Music of Kodaly stands out in a rough night from pianist Eder – Apr 09, 2019

One of the advantages of working at the edges of the …