Archive for January, 2020

Mutter and Friends set Beethoven 2020 birthday festivities in motion at Carnegie – Jan 31, 2020

The great bassist and composer Charles Mingus usually didn’t hand out […]

Meet music’s person of the year — and most of the last 250: Beethoven – Jan 29, 2020

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

Bang on a Can All-Stars ace four premieres in Ecstatic Music anniversary concert – Jan 29, 2020

At least three orbits in the new-music universe intersected Tuesday night […]

Composer Norman, mobilized “Voices of Hope” highlight Carnegie 2020-2021 season – Jan 28, 2020

Carnegie Hall’s 2020-2021 season will open in October with Gustavo Dudamel […]

Garanča’s Marguerite buoys a downscaled, disappointing “Faust” – Jan 26, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera has been cycling its way through the various […]

New works (mostly) thrive alongside mainstays in Kronos’s Carnegie showcase – Jan 26, 2020

The Kronos Quartet’s concert Saturday night in Zankel Hall was unusual […]

Women composers shine in Juilliard’s “Trailblazers”-themed Focus Festival – Jan 25, 2020

While we are patting ourselves on the back about the present […]

Dudamel, Philharmonic overcome shaky Schubert with Staples as late Mahler sub – Jan 24, 2020

Thursday was one of those days for the New York Philharmonic […]

Brahms a better fit for baritone Williams at 92Y than birthday honoree Beethoven – Jan 23, 2020

Beethoven anniversary programming hasn’t quite hit full speed yet, but most […]

What’s olde is new: Sequentia finds the eternal in medieval song – Jan 20, 2020

What is classical music? There is no easy answer, but there […]


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