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Hvorostovsky withdraws from Met’s “Onegin” – Dec 08, 2016

Dmitri Hvorostovsky has withdrawn from the upcoming Metropolitan Opera performances of …

Dallas man’s bizarre homage leaves ashes in the mouths of Met staff and audience – Oct 30, 2016

It was the one possibility that no one had considered.

The …

Met’s “Guillaume Tell” called on account of powder – Oct 29, 2016

The Metropolitan Opera cut short Saturday’s matinee performance of Rossini’s Guillaume …

Classical Review to expand to Texas and Washington D.C. this fall – Aug 16, 2016

I am happy to announce that the Classical Review will be …

JACK Quartet to lose two founding members – Jul 12, 2016

You won’t know JACK. At least not right away.

The JACK …

Philharmonic nabs principal trumpet from Chicago Symphony – May 05, 2016

Christopher Martin, the highly esteemed principal trumpet of the Chicago Symphony …

Jaap van Zweden to take the reins at New York Philharmonic – Jan 27, 2016

The New York Philharmonic has chosen Jaap van Zweden as the …

Met’s “Bohème” provides warmth and comfort in a harsh world – Nov 25, 2015

In the current harsh, unsettling landscape of religio-political barbarism, it’s understandable …

Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic deliver an edgy, electrifying Beethoven Fifth – Nov 19, 2015

For the second installment of their weeklong Beethoven cycle at Carnegie …

Curtain rings down on Gotham Chamber Opera – Oct 01, 2015

Gotham Chamber Opera is shutting its doors, effectively immediately.

The announcement …