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Critic’s Choice for 2016-17 season – Sep 05, 2016

Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at the Metropolitan Opera
September 26-October 27…

Top Ten Performances of 2015 – Dec 23, 2015

1. R. Andrew Lee recital at Spectrum

Reading the various reviews …

Amid big changes this season, New York’s rich and varied music scene remains unmatched – Sep 04, 2015

The upcoming music season in New York City will take place …

Top Ten Performances of 2014 – Dec 27, 2014

1. Yuja Wang in recital at Carnegie Hall

If this list …

After 20 years, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are still coloring outside the lines – Nov 16, 2014

Nearly 41 years ago, a lanky 29-year-old stepped onto the stage …

Met’s “Klinghoffer” deserves an open mind, not political censorship – Oct 17, 2014

The comedian Bill Maher jokes that he was the only one …

No fear or letup in a packed New York music season from Adams to Weill – Aug 27, 2014

Probably every New Yorker, native or transplant, goes through a period …

American Music Project to launch with world premiere by Chicago composer – Aug 04, 2014

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[Read the New York Times article about the American Music …

Lorin Maazel 1930-2014 – Jul 13, 2014

The conductor Lorin Maazel, a prodigy who began his public podium …

Flux Quartet ready for full immersion in Feldman’s six-hour String Quartet No. 2 – Apr 19, 2014

What is it like to experience a six-hour piece of music? …