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Top Ten Performances of 2014 – Dec 27, 2014

1. Yuja Wang in recital at Carnegie Hall
If this list had…

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 of…

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

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

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 of…

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

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Lorin Maazel 1930-2014 – Jul 13, 2014

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

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? What…

For now, Gotham Chamber Opera is happy to remain small yet significant – Feb 24, 2014

The obvious question to ask of Gotham Chamber Opera is also the…

Carnegie Hall to lead citywide festival exploring Vienna’s rich musical history – Feb 19, 2014


If any single place on the globe can be described as the

“Rusalka” remains a favorite vocal touchstone for Renée Fleming – Jan 21, 2014

Nobody can accuse Renée Fleming of being a creature of habit.
Within…