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Corligiano masterwork emerges with fresh emotional impact from van Zweden, Philharmonic – May 31, 2019

All three works on the New York Philharmonic’s Thursday night concert …

Fascinating music lifts “Murasaki’s Moon” premiere at Met Museum – May 18, 2019

On Site Opera continues to be one of New York’s most …

Lin and Parker offer robust CMS program of American music – May 10, 2019

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center holds its biggest events …

Met closes season with a riveting, devastating “Carmélites” – May 04, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera has a habit of making a strong final …

Goerke, Jordan illuminate the twilight in Met’s “Götterdämmerung” – Apr 28, 2019

It’s fitting that Wagner’s epic Ring cycle, a nearly nineteen-hour experience …

Ehnes’s rapturous Sibelius highlights a mixed night from Gardner, London Philharmonic – Apr 16, 2019

The Great Performers series at Lincoln Center started the week off …

Bicket, English Concert and fine cast make a strong case for Handel’s “Semele” – Apr 15, 2019

Sunday afternoon at Carnegie Hall saw an appearance by celebrities of …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 09, 2019

The Romantic period was awfully good to the violin. Its role …

A lion in winter, Pollini still offers spellbinding moments – Apr 08, 2019

With an elder statesman of the piano like Maurizio Pollini, recitals …

Stirring performances by Hartig, Ruciński energize Met’s troubled “Traviata” – Apr 06, 2019

The new Michael Mayer Traviata left a troubled first impression when …