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Feldman Festival achieves liftoff with Distler’s probing performance – Mar 13, 2017

Thirty years after his early death, Morton Feldman’s music continues to …

Gilbert, Philharmonic serve up the worst and the best of John Adams – Mar 10, 2017

The ticket for Thursday night’s New York Philharmonic concert at David …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 07, 2017

At a concert several years ago now, in a different city, …

Met’s inspired cast delivers the musical riches of Mozart’s “Idomeneo” – Mar 07, 2017

The dozens of empty orchestra seats at the Metropolitan Opera House …

St. Petersburg Philharmonic brings rich sound and rough edges to Carnegie Hall – Mar 05, 2017

The logistics of touring are such that orchestra and soloist meet …

Eder opens the door to Bartók in Key Pianists series – Mar 03, 2017

Pianist Terry Eder is the creator of the Key Pianists recital …

Gilbert, Philharmonic at their finest in Mahler, Auerbach premiere – Mar 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert is back in town to lead the New York …

Young pianist needs seasoning, Orchestra of the Swan loses some feathers in U.S. debut – Feb 27, 2017

The little Orchestra of the Swan came into Weill Recital Hall …

Welser-Möst enlivens musical cliches with Vienna Philharmonic – Feb 25, 2017

Music is essentially a set of clichés. Ideas are only new …

AXIOM closes its season with world-class performances – Feb 24, 2017

The program booklet for Thursday night’s concert from AXIOM, at the …