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Eschenbach, Philharmonic journey from lithe Mozart to elemental Bruckner – Apr 20, 2018

They occupied separate centuries, but the Austrian compatriots Mozart and Bruckner …

From iconoclastic to inane, music of young Russians wraps CONTACT! series – Apr 03, 2018

The convergence of setting and occasion was almost too perfect Monday …

Israeli Chamber Project marks ten years with a wide-ranging feast – Mar 16, 2018

The Israeli Chamber Project marked its tenth anniversary Thursday night at …

Nono’s “Intolleranza 1960” finds contemporary resonance from Botstein, ASO – Mar 02, 2018

Leon Botstein, music director of the American Symphony Orchestra, knows the …

Constantinople rises again in MB1800 series – Dec 19, 2017

The Baroque era is the founding inspiration for the New York-based …

Cuban early-music group Ars Longa makes a lively New York debut – Feb 27, 2017

The event was a kind of simulation — a musical recreation …

José Menor delivers eloquent tribute on 100th anniversary of Granados death – Mar 26, 2016

Enrique Granados came to New York in 1916 for the Metropolitan …

Serkin’s stellar playing makes the strongest case for Reger in mixed ASO program – Mar 19, 2016

Under longtime music director Leon Botstein the American Symphony Orchestra has …

Jerusalem Quartet finds space to soar in Bartók’s stark landscape – Jan 31, 2016

Béla Bartók’s string quartets are navigated as much as they’re played. …

Old worlds collide and make the strongest impact with Gilbert, Philharmonic – Jan 16, 2016

There is no escaping the influence of Igor Stravinsky for composers …