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Levine to retire from Met at end of season – Apr 15, 2016


The Metropolitan Opera announced Thursday morning that music director James Levine would

New “Tristan” and “Guillaume Tell” plus Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin” on tap in Met’s 2016-17 season – Feb 17, 2016

Metropolitan Opera general manager Peter Gelb today announced the company’s 2016–17 season,…

Gilbert’s final Philharmonic season looks to be a year of transition – Feb 04, 2016

The New York Philharmonic announced their 2016–17 season on Wednesday morning, their…

Jaap van Zweden to take the reins at New York Philharmonic – Jan 27, 2016

The New York Philharmonic has chosen Jaap van Zweden as the orchestra’s…

Bruckner, Venice, and Steve Reich—together again for the first time in Carnegie Hall’s 2016-17 season – Jan 26, 2016

The beautiful, dream-like city of Venice will be at the center of…

Critic’s Choice – Jan 19, 2016


A moment of cleverness can lead to a lifetime of unhappiness. The

Pierre Boulez 1925-2016 – Jan 06, 2016


Pierre Boulez, one of the most important figures in 20th century classical

Critic’s Choice – Jan 04, 2016

Three years was all it took for the PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/ Now Festival…

Kurt Masur 1927-2015 – Dec 20, 2015


Kurt Masur, a musician whose discipline, command, and stature returned the New

Philharmonic Biennial to offer a smorgasbord of new music – Oct 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic began the season with an intriguing “save the…