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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 …

Chinese orchestra shows both solo virtuosity and a familiar sense of tradition – Dec 19, 2015

Chinese classical music is far older than its Western counterpart but …

Chamber Music Society brings joy and eloquence to Bach Brandenburgs – Dec 13, 2015

A pillar of classical repertory and a New York holiday favorite …

Chamber Music Society goes for Baroque with program of rarities – Dec 05, 2015

In the triangular canon of Baroque music, it’s Bach (the elder) …

Adès program merges dance and music with mixed success – Nov 23, 2015

A quartet of dance pieces set to pre-existing music by a …

Pianist Takács explores middle-period Beethoven with a little help from a friend – Nov 14, 2015

Peter Takács has made a life’s work of understanding, teaching and, …