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Critic’s Choice – Feb 09, 2016


In the mid-1960s, the Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell produced classic, sparkling

Top Ten Performances of 2015 – Dec 23, 2015


1. R. Andrew Lee┬árecital at Spectrum…
Reading the various reviews of the

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 in…

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…