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Microtonal wonders abound at Ekmeles’ CD release concert – Jan 12, 2020

Their very name means “disallowed tones” in ancient Greek. But the […]

Kurzak triumphs in Met’s “Traviata” – Jan 11, 2020

If one can say this about a veteran performer, a star […]

Lewis’s Grieg scales the highest peak in Philharmonic program – Jan 10, 2020

The New York Philharmonic’s Alpine adventure Thursday night began at the […]

Bargemusic rocks the new year with five premieres at Here and Now – Jan 04, 2020

In this season of “year in review” articles, Bargemusic did something […]

Bicket’s freewheeling “Messiah” pays belated dividends with Philharmonic – Dec 18, 2019

The same, only different. That’s the rule for holiday traditions in […]

A different Christmas concert with Zucker tackling Messiaen’s visionary “Vingt Regards” – Dec 14, 2019

For those who don’t like the sentimentality of popular music in […]

Philharmonic outing offers problematic Reich, brilliant Bronfman – Dec 06, 2019

After 35 years, Steve Reich was ready for the New York […]

Trifonov quintet makes strong NY debut with Philharmonic Quartet – Dec 02, 2019

Standing tall in the performance arena these days, Daniil Trifonov has […]

A mixed night of Russian music from van Zweden, Trifonov and the Philharmonic – Nov 29, 2019

For performers, a piece the audience doesn’t know presents one set […]

Pegasus takes flight in lively debut with Glenn Dicterow – Nov 24, 2019

An orchestral startup with big dreams made its New York City […]