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Cerrone’s ambient-pop aesthetic makes a distinctive impression with Third Coast Percussion – Mar 30, 2018

No single artist can represent their entire generation. But Miller Theatre’s …

A Handel afternoon to remember with English Concert’s “Rinaldo” – Mar 26, 2018

First, the bad news: one will have to wait until April …

Talented young singers spark the fireworks in Hasse’s mundane “Piramo e Tisbe” – Mar 23, 2018

Johann Adolf Hasse in his time (1699-1783) was a leading composer …

April 19 – Mar 20, 2018

NOVUS NY
Julian Wachner, conductor
Bernstein: La bonne cuisine; I hate …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 20, 2018

Handel wrote over 40 operas, and more than two dozen oratorios, …

Ligeti performances speak stronger than podcast words with Alarm Will Sound – Mar 17, 2018

Despite changing the means and speed at which information is shared, …

New Met Mozart scores with a colorful carny “Cosí” – Mar 16, 2018

In his excellent book, Opera as Drama, Joseph Kerman described Cosí …

JACK Quartet, Sō Percussion serve up premieres by Glass, Dennehy and Trueman – Mar 07, 2018

Something like adding the chocolate to the peanut butter, two great …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 06, 2018

Music of extremely long duration has a certain pull. Whether it’s …

American works come off best in ’20’s program from Chamber Music Society – Mar 05, 2018

The 1920s for classical music was a decade when several styles …