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American Classical Orchestra shoots for the stars with a heavenly “Jupiter” – May 09, 2024

Early music performances are often proving grounds in a way that […]

Dudamel takes the reins for Philharmonic’s mixed “Spanish” program – Apr 26, 2024

Serendipitously, future New York Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel took the […]

May 25 – Apr 22, 2024

Metropolitan OperaBizet: CarmenClémentine Margaine, Michael Fabiano, Aiyn Pérez, Kyle KetelsenDiego Matheuz, conductor12:30 […]

Ax’s artistry illuminates familiar Beethoven, rare Schoenberg – Apr 22, 2024

Carnegie Hall’s Fall of the Weimar Republic festival has brought a […]

MasterVoices’ superb cast provides fine advocacy for Gordon’s “Grapes of Wrath” – Apr 18, 2024

Spectacular forces crammed the Carnegie Hall stage Wednesday night: there was […]

Constantinople and friends make a club jam out of ancient music from Persia and Spain – Apr 15, 2024

Nothing gives us a more immediate and relevant idea of cultures […]

Nézet-Séguin leads a dizzyingly mixed night of Mahlers with Philadelphia Orchestra – Apr 13, 2024

To paraphrase Yogi Berra on baseball, the one word that explains […]

A strong Met cast vies with the structural problems of Blanchard’s “Fire” – Apr 09, 2024

Opera takes time, not just to play out but to get […]

NY Phil Ensembles serve up exemplary chamber program from Arensky to Wagner – Apr 08, 2024

Sunday afternoon in Merkin Hall, the chamber configurations of the New […]

Ott’s Ravel provides a musical memory to treasure with Philharmonic – Apr 05, 2024

Thursday night’s New York Philharmonic concert featured a pair of debuts […]



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