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yMusic serves up two world premieres in Carnegie debut – Dec 03, 2016

Over 250 years after Haydn launched the string quartet, the genre …

New York City Opera explores raw, post-war emotions in “Fallujah” – Nov 18, 2016

It is safe to say that most Americans, so far, have …

Jurowski and Trifonov team up for thrilling Philharmonic program – Nov 12, 2016

Those who haven’t seen pianist Daniil Trifonov in awhile may be …

Warsaw Philharmonic presents a Chopin winner and a Weinberg rarity – Oct 25, 2016

In its first New York appearance in nearly eight years, the …

In “Aleko” and “Pagliacci,” New York City Opera finds its stride – Sep 09, 2016

Watching this cannily judged double bill from New York City Opera—the …

Two debuts spark a vivid night at Mostly Mozart Festival – Aug 03, 2016

In a resolutely traditional program of Haydn and Mozart at David …

Eschenbach, National Youth Orchestra of USA scale the heights with Bruckner – Jul 15, 2016

Instead of joining the hand-wringing about the so-called death of classical …

Otherworldly sounds from Robertson, Philharmonic in Holst’s “The Planets” – May 28, 2016

Fresh from last week’s all-Richard Strauss concert with the MET Orchestra, …

Chamber Music Society closes Kaplan season with new music smorgasbord – Apr 29, 2016

Like any other classical repertoire, contemporary works are at their most …

Haddad work proves the highlight in ACO’s mixed Eastern-influenced program – Apr 02, 2016

As astute listeners become more curious about non-Western music, composers with …