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Honeck and Rana bring fresh urgency to Russian favorites with Philharmonic – Apr 13, 2024

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 are […]

Goerke, Alagna bring star power to Met’s lavish “Turandot” – Apr 04, 2024

Near gale-force winds and driving rain buffeted people crossing the Lincoln […]

Music Before 1800 explores the kora tradition of Mali – Mar 25, 2024

The sight of an audience swaying to the music and tapping […]

Continuum pays rich musical homage to Chou Wen-chung – Mar 22, 2024

The life and music of Chou Wen-chung was commemorated at the […]

Met’s “Romeo et Juliette” is très exquis – Mar 08, 2024

There are few perfect evenings in opera, but Roméo et Juliette […]

Vienna Philharmonic explores seeds of Weimar with Bruckner and Berg – Mar 02, 2024

Franz Welser-Möst has returned to Carnegie Hall for the second time […]

Tenor, conductor strike dramatic sparks in Met’s “Turandot” – Feb 29, 2024

Turandot returned to the Metropolitan Opera on Wednesday evening with all […]

Davidsen is the Leonora of a lifetime in the Met’s bleak, wartime “La Forza” – Feb 27, 2024

Overwhelmed by the ovation which she received for a stunning “Pace, […]

Parlando powerfully explores last things with Shostakovich – Feb 26, 2024

Ian Niederhoffer may need to tweak his patented chili-pepper ranking system […]

Botstein, ASO and soloists soar in Dvořák’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall – Jan 26, 2024

Leon Botstein, conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, writes in the […]


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