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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 […]

Vengerov delivers belated Romantic goods in last six minutes of Carnegie recital – Feb 12, 2020

People had their coats on when the magic happened. They came […]

Melancholy jars one out of sociable music in Danish Quartet’s Beethoven cycle – Feb 10, 2020

In Beethoven’s Opus 18–his first published string quartets, in effect his […]

Caroline Shaw and friends rock the house at Miller Theatre – Feb 07, 2020

Caroline Shaw probably doesn’t do windows. Judging from her “Composer Portrait” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]