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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 …

“Elektra” returns to Met for a sunny Straussian family holiday – Mar 02, 2018

What if Patrice Chéreau had been given more opportunities to create …

Songs from his native land find Beczała at his finest – Mar 01, 2018

You can take the singer out of the opera house, but …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 21, 2018

The Wandelweiser group continues to circle the islands of New York …

March 20 – Feb 20, 2018

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Leclair: Overture in D Major, Op. 13, No. 2
Boismortier: …

Yannick takes the reins two years early for Met’s 2018-19 season – Feb 15, 2018

Now that the New York Philharmonic’s new maestro, Jaap van Zweden, …

Van Zweden to hit the ground running in first Philharmonic season – Feb 13, 2018

New York Philharmonic audiences have been living with some slow-moving suspense …

Performances speak better than words in Chamber Music Society program – Feb 12, 2018

The first rule of classical music should be something like, “No …