Performances

Pacifica Quartet serves up a bracing disc of women composers

Pacifica Quartet; Otis Murphy, saxophonist. Ran: Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory—String Quartet […]

New music for new times

Though the concert world is on hiatus because of the COVID-19 […]

Ten (more) recordings for challenging times

Vivaldi: Motteti. Simone Kermes, soprano; Andrea Marcon/Venice Baroque Orchestra (Archiv). Forget […]

Eighty-eight reasons to seek music online during the shutdown

CDs, YouTube, and online concerts continue to provide contact-free home delivery […]

What will the fall music season look like? Smaller, less epic and more soloistic—if it happens

The deadly Covid-19 pandemic continues to cut a swathe across the […]


Articles

Streaming links to get your music fix during the COVID-19 quarantine

In order to serve New York Classical Review readers during the […]

Meet music’s person of the year — and most of the last 250: Beethoven

Beethoven will be 250 years old this December (baptized on the […]


News

Philharmonic cancels rest of 2020-21 season due to Covid

Sat Oct 17, 2020 at 1:05 pm

The New York Philharmonic has cancelled the rest of its 2020-21 season due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. The Philharmonic had already cancelled its fall concerts through December. Friday’s announcement zeros out the orchestra’s events from January through June.

This is the first time in its 178-year history that the New York Philharmonic has been forced to cancel an entire concert season. 

The Philharmonic’s cancellation marks a trend among the country’s top symphonic ensembles, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra also cancelling all or most of their 2020-21 seasons this week. 

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Met cancels entire 2020-21 season but will offer an audacious 21-22 lineup

The Metropolitan Opera issued a dual announcement Wednesday afternoon—one part was […]

Carnegie Hall extends shutdown until 2021

Carnegie Hall has cancelled all fall events and will not reopen […]


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