T/classical-music

  1. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, Today

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

  2. Gianandrea Noseda Returns to a New York Philharmonic in Transition Weekend, Yesterday

    After more than a decade away, the Italian conductor led a program including a suite from Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh.”

  3. 500 Years Later, the Reformation Is Still Creating Music Arts & Leisure, Yesterday

    Our critic used this milestone anniversary of Lutheranism to try to come to terms with Martin Luther the musician.

  4. The Quietly Cosmic Sound of Desert Stillness Culture, November 20

    A new John Luther Adams piece joined a rarely played Hummel septet with a daunting piano part on a Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center program.

  5. Barbara Hannigan’s Legend Grows in an Intimate Setting Culture, November 19

    The Canadian soprano pairs up with the pianist Reinbert de Leeuw at the Park Avenue Armory, for programs of Satie and the Viennese lieder tradition.

  6. Taming Prokofiev: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube Culture, November 17

    Clips with performances by Daniil Trifonov, Yuja Wang and Barbara Hannigan were among the highlights.

  7. ECM’s Catalog Is Finally Streaming. Here Are 21 Essential Albums. Culture, November 17

    A guide to the label’s catalog, which encompasses jazz, classical music and cross-cultural fusions.

  8. With Change Coming to the Ojai Festival, Watch What Makes it Unusual Culture, November 17

    Watch a musical portrait of Josephine Baker and an opera based on a musicology classic — highlights of Thomas W. Morris’s reign at Ojai, which ends in 2019.

  9. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, November 16

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

  10. A Virtuoso Pianist Is a Virtuoso Composer, Too Culture, November 16

    Daniil Trifonov played his own dazzling concerto as part of a two-concert stand at Carnegie Hall by the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev.

  11. Bernstein in the Berkshires: Tanglewood to Celebrate a Local Hero Culture, November 16

    Orchestras around the world are celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial, but Tanglewood, his longest-standing artistic association, is going all out.

  12. Los Angeles Philharmonic Finds Its Next Leader in Seattle Culture, November 16

    Simon Woods, the president of the Seattle Symphony, will succeed Deborah Borda, who made the Philharmonic one of classical music’s success stories.

  13. The Soprano Barbara Hannigan on Girl Craziness and ‘Lulu’ Culture, November 15

    An interview with the singer, who will perform at the Park Avenue Armory this week, about how “Lulu” has influenced her latest album and her career.

  14. Lincoln Center to End Its Namesake Summer Festival Culture, November 14

    Jane Moss, who revived the center’s Mostly Mozart festival, will take control of all summer programming with the demise of the Lincoln Center Festival.

  15. Son Confronts Father to End a Leonard Bernstein Festival Culture, November 10

    The actor Jeremy Irons is a riveting narrator in Bernstein’s “Kaddish” Symphony, with Leonard Slatkin conducting the New York Philharmonic.

  16. Three Composers on the Necessity and Pitfalls of Political Music Culture, November 10

    David Lang, Caroline Shaw and Ted Hearne discuss their works, to be performed by the Crossing at the Institute for Advanced Study on Nov. 10 and 11.

  17. Your Week in Culture: Chloë Sevigny, Sharon Jones, Michelangelo’s Drawings at the Met Arts & Leisure, November 10

    Also this week: SundanceTV revisits “In Cold Blood” and Jordi Savall explores “The Routes of Slavery” through music.

  18. L.A. Phil’s Youth Orchestra to Get a New, Frank Gehry-Designed Home Culture, November 9

    The mighty Los Angeles Philharmonic has big plans for its centennial season — and several smaller American orchestras announced impressive eight-figure donations.

  19. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, November 9

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

  20. Celebrating 40 Years of Championing American Composers Culture, November 8

    The American Composers Orchestra honored 40 years of fighting for American composers with a diverse and challenging program. The fight goes on.

  21. Henze’s ‘The Bassarids’ Will Return to the Salzburg Festival Culture, November 8

    An opera that had its premiere in Salzburg in 1966 will return next summer, with new productions of works by Mozart, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Monteverdi and Rossini.

  22. At the Met Opera, a Note So High, It’s Never Been Sung Before Culture, November 7

    It’s an A above high C — the equivalent of a pole vault to the sun. Few performers can hit it, but it’s a requirement in “The Exterminating Angel.”

  23. Chopin’s Heart, Pickled in a Jar, Offers Clues to His Death Culture, November 6

    The heart of the Polish composer, preserved for nearly 170 years, was examined by scientists who say he most likely died of tuberculosis.

  24. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, November 2

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

  25. After 25 Years, Michael Tilson Thomas Will Leave San Francisco Symphony Culture, October 31

    The conductor, who helped spur American classical music’s westward expansion, will step down as the orchestra’s music director in 2020, when he will be 75.

  26. Hear 9 New Psalm Settings for Challenging Times Culture, October 31

    Listen to pieces written by Nico Muhly, David Lang and more for the Psalms Experience, which runs through Nov. 11 at Lincoln Center.

  27. A Canadian Composer’s Death-Obsessed Search for Connection Culture, October 29

    Claude Vivier, who died violently in 1983 at just 34, has gotten greater attention in recent years, including a new staging in Toronto.

  28. A Russian Pianist Who Doesn’t Play It Safe (Even With Chopin) Culture, October 29

    The brilliant, thoughtful Daniil Trifonov kicked off a bold series of Perspectives programs at Carnegie Hall with a homage to Chopin.

  29. Contemplating a Mystically Charged Two-Hour Piano Epic Culture, October 27

    Steven Osborne, a pianist acclaimed for his Messiaen, discusses “Vingt regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus,” which he will play on Tuesday at Lincoln Center.

  30. Remembering Jacqueline du Pré, an Icon of the Cello Culture, October 27

    Daniel Barenboim will conduct a concert in London to raise money for research into multiple sclerosis, the illness that cut short his wife’s life and career.

  31. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, October 26

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

  32. Bernstein Brings Alan Gilbert Back to the Philharmonic Culture, October 26

    Mr. Gilbert, just departed as the orchestra’s music director, returned to start Bernstein’s Philharmonic, a centennial celebration of the great conductor.