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A bracing and beautiful Bartók seminar from Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra – Apr 06, 2019

The Budapest Festival Orchestra is at Carnegie Hall this weekend for …

Met’s supreme cast makes a royal case for Mozart’s “La Clemenza da Tito” – Apr 04, 2019

Mozart’s final opera, La Clemenza di Tito, is unusual in the …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 03, 2019

Of his student Galina Ustvolskaya, Shostakovich was quoted as saying, “I …

April 22 – Mar 22, 2019

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Philharmonic explores a fresh, illuminating line from Brahms to Ives and Adams – Mar 22, 2019

Thursday night’s New York Philharmonic concert at David Geffen Hall seemed …

Fine singing by Theatre of Voices sabotaged by imagery and insincerity – Mar 21, 2019

The Theatre of Voices appeared Wednesday night at Zankel Hall in …

A mixed night of retrofitted Mozart from Honeck, Philharmonic – Mar 14, 2019

Wednesday night’s New York Philharmonic concert was all Mozart. In fact …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 14, 2019

Baritone Matthias Goerne and pianist Daniil Trifonov are two of the …

Bruckner’s Seventh as it was meant to be heard, from Salonen, Philharmonia – Mar 11, 2019

There was a moment in David Geffen Hall Sunday afternoon when …

Worlds converge in Schiff’s thoughtful program of Schumann and Janáček – Mar 08, 2019

At the start of the second half of his recital Thursday …