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On Site Opera’s clever “Coffee Cantata” provides modern shot of caffeine to Bach – Feb 15, 2024

It took some strong coffee to do it, but for a […]

A convivial evening of Czech music centered on the prolific Juraj Filas – Feb 10, 2024

The Year of Czech Music, New York edition, got under way […]

Bernstein “Serenade” charms and Strauss Alpine climb exhausts with Philharmonic – Feb 09, 2024

In 1911, Richard Strauss, by then mainly an opera composer, had […]

Pianist Abduraimov casts a wide cultural net in Carnegie recital – Jan 27, 2024

It wasn’t hard to imagine that Behzod Abduraimov, pianist from Tashkent, […]

“The Chevalier” paints full-length portrait of Bologne in theater and music – Jan 22, 2024

Extraordinary times breed extraordinary lives. Some of these blaze in the […]

Cleveland Orchestra launches Carnegie’s Weimar Republic festival with vivid Bartók, pallid Mahler, Krenek – Jan 21, 2024

In music, the duchy (later city) of Weimar is remembered as […]

Gerstein achieves belated liftoff in flight of piano fantasies – Jan 19, 2024

Kirill Gerstein’s piano recital in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall took a […]

Hahn receives Avery Fisher Prize, shows why with fantastical Prokofiev – Jan 12, 2024

The Czech conductor Jakub Hrůša led the New York Philharmonic Thursday […]

Barokksolistene’s “Winter Wassail” cuts loose with spirit of the season – Dec 18, 2023

The question Sunday night in the Assembly Hall of the Riverside […]

A timely tale of Jewish courage in ASO’s “Judas Maccabaeus” – Dec 15, 2023

Once again in this period of war and dread, world events […]


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