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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 orchestra’s next…

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 to seek…

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

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

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

Gotham Chamber Opera is shutting its doors, effectively immediately.
The announcement was…

Thorvaldsdottir named Philharmonic’s second Emerging Composer – Jun 07, 2015

The New York Philharmonic announced Friday that Anna Thorvaldsdottir has been named…

Marvin David Levy 1932-2015 – Feb 09, 2015


Marvin David Levy, the American composer who shot to fame at age

After 20 years, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are still coloring outside the lines – Nov 16, 2014

Nearly 41 years ago, a lanky 29-year-old stepped onto the stage of…

Met reaches agreement with musicians union and chorus – Aug 18, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera reached an agreement early Monday morning with the musicians…

Philharmonic names new principal clarinet and bass – May 14, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has appointed Anthony McGill as principal clarinetist. The…

New York Classical Review Wants You – Apr 28, 2014


New York Classical Review is looking for new writers to join our