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Gerald Finley, bringing the dark lord of “Bluebeard’s Castle” to life at Met Opera – Jan 22, 2019

On a recent weekday inside the Metropolitan Opera House, with a …

Top Ten Performances of 2018 – Dec 24, 2018

1. Daniil Trifonov’s “Decades” program at Zankel Hall.

Every performance of …

Spectrum festival to shine a spotlight on Fred Rzewski’s music – Nov 01, 2018

“One reason it’s not a good idea to write easy music,” …

Muhly to go back to the future with Met premiere of “Marnie” – Oct 17, 2018

Opera has a long, honorable tradition of using stories inspired by …

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 …