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Critic Picks for 2018-2019 Season – Sep 03, 2018

Miranda Cuckson and Michael Hersch. September 18. National Sawdust.

Michael Hersch’s …

Chicago Symphony’s low brass rise to top billing with Higdon concerto – Feb 04, 2018

In a rehearsal room at Symphony Center members of the Chicago …

Top Ten Performances of 2017 – Dec 20, 2017

1. Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel at the Metropolitan Opera.

Among …

Back to the Future: Leila Josefowicz finds fresh treasure in arrangements and rarities – Nov 01, 2017

Leila Josefowicz doesn’t appear to be a revolutionary. The violinist’s debut …

Immersive “Blank Out” to kick off season for Park Avenue Armory – Sep 20, 2017

Filling up an entire block of Park Avenue between 66th and …

Critic’s Choice for the 2017-18 season – Aug 24, 2017

Time’s Arrow festival. September 12-14 at Trinity Wall Street.

Trinity Wall …

The underrated Alan Gilbert era of the New York Philharmonic – Jun 14, 2017

When Alan Gilbert began his tenure as New York Philharmonic music …

Spivakov, Moscow Virtuosi mark nearly 40 years of a successful partnership – Jun 05, 2017

In the late 1970s, the Soviet Union stood at a standstill. …

Pianist Lugansky in synch with today’s St. Petersburg Philharmonic – Mar 01, 2017

Pianist Nikolai Lugansky is a busy musician. Concert tours keep him …

Top Ten Performances of 2016 – Dec 22, 2016

1. Patricia Racette in Salome at the Metropolitan Opera

She wasn’t …