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Eighty-eight reasons to seek music online during the shutdown – May 18, 2020

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

Young violinist, Montclair Orchestra earn their kilts in Scottish program – Mar 09, 2020

Montclair’s heart was in the Highlands Sunday as the New Jersey […]

Paterson premiere, Schumann shine in Indianapolis Quartet’s Carnegie debut – Mar 06, 2020

New York in spring would be a great place to celebrate […]

A Leap Day of faith with Mazzoli & Moran together and apart – Mar 01, 2020

There is a hoary Leap Day tradition that women may take […]

After a shaky Eighth and Ninth, a triumphant choral coda closes Gardiner’s Beethoven week – Feb 25, 2020

Is it really possible that Ludwig van Beethoven would have been […]

Gardiner’s Second thrills, “Eroica” disappoints in Beethoven cycle at Carnegie – Feb 21, 2020

All of Beethoven’s symphonies are rewarding to listen to, but when […]

Hobson launches Schumann series with a late curiosity and an early masterpiece – Feb 20, 2020

The journey of a thousand music pages begins with a single […]

Critic’s Choice – Feb 19, 2020

Say “chamber music,” and most people think of stringed instruments. A […]

Mirror Visions Ensemble puts its stamp on letter songs at Sheen Center – Feb 18, 2020

Mirror Visions Ensemble brought its attractive brand of text-focused song performance […]

Met’s Coney Island “Così” returns to dazzle and distract – Feb 16, 2020

Phelim McDermott’s 2017 production of Così fan tutte, the Mozart and […]