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Gilbert, Philharmonic serve up Beethoven and a Turnage homage via Klimt – Oct 04, 2013

On Thursday the New York Philharmonic under Alan Gilbert gave the United…

Satiric Shostakovich returns with Met’s brash revival of “The Nose” – Sep 29, 2013

When Dmitri Shostakovich’s The Nose had its stage premiere in Leningrad in…

Levine returns to the Met with a well sung, lightweight “Così” that misses the dark side – Sep 25, 2013

When Erda emerges from the depths in Wagner’s Das Rheingold and Siegfried,…

A still-primal Patti Smith channels Hildegard at the Met Museum – Sep 21, 2013

The question arises: Why would New York Classical Review cover a concert…

Bad girls, Bad girls: Turnage’s witty tragedy “Anna Nicole” mirrors the looming fate of City Opera – Sep 20, 2013

Girls gone bad have been an operatic mainstay since the form’s fledgling…

A lively and bounteous New York music season awaits – Sep 02, 2013

To preview a classical season for any major American city is a…