T/classical-music

  1. In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata Business, June 23

    Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the needs of the genre’s discerning listeners.

  2. Michael Jaffee, Who Co-Founded Early-Music Group, Dies at 81 Arts, June 23

    With his wife, he created the Waverly Consort, which brought medieval and Renaissance music back to life and spurred new interest in the field.

  3. Bach’s ‘Goldbergs’ Arranged for Strings? Why Not? Arts, June 21

    The conductor Bernard Labadie led the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in his plucky and elegant version of a towering solo-keyboard work.

  4. 3 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, June 20

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

  5. Yo-Yo Ma’s Sister, Yeou-Cheng, Continues Her Family’s Legacy Arts, June 19

    The Children’s Orchestra Society, founded by their father, is celebrating its 50th anniversary at Carnegie Hall this week.

  6. Yo-Yo Ma’s Sister, Yeou-Cheng, Continues Her Family’s Legacy Arts, June 19

    The Children’s Orchestra Society, founded by their father, is celebrating its 50th anniversary at Carnegie Hall this week.

  7. The Baltimore Symphony, Seeking Cuts, Locks Out Its Musicians Arts, June 17

    The orchestra wants to give its musicians fewer weeks of work. The players say that will affect quality.

  8. Marin Alsop Raises the Baton for Women Conductors Arts, June 17

    “The great thing about the last two years is I feel empowered to speak out even further. Now I feel like I have company, and that there’s a safety net.”

  9. The Wrenching ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’ Becomes an Opera Arts, June 16

    This new work, with music by Terence Blanchard and a libretto by Kasi Lemmons, is a bold and affecting adaptation of Charles Blow’s memoir.

  10. A Musical Prodigy? Sure, but Don’t Call Her ‘a New Mozart’ World, June 14

    At 14, Alma Deutscher is preparing to play the solo parts at Carnegie Hall for the violin and piano concertos she composed herself, when she’s not writing her next opera or climbing a tree.

  11. What to Do in New York This Weekend Arts, June 14

    There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women.

  12. Mitsuko Uchida Will Never Be Done With Schubert Arts, June 14

    The pianist is returning to one of the first composers she loved in a concert at Carnegie Hall.

  13. 5 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, June 13

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

  14. The Philharmonic and Met Opera Go Outdoors, in Good Weather and Bad Arts, June 13

    Two concerts in Central Park proved, yet again, that there is an improbable joy in hearing great music outside of the concert hall.

  15. Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia Arts, June 11

    The multitalented Barbara Hannigan organized this year’s Ojai Music Festival, a well-balanced meal of programming that went down easily, without bloat.

  16. Pavarotti on Film: The Week in Classical Music Arts, June 9

    Ron Howard’s new documentary, Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the Carnegie Hall podium and summer travel were among the highlights.

  17. Paul Taylor’s Company Without Him: Onstage, a Transition to a New Era Arts, June 9

    Performances at the Orchestra of St. Luke’s Bach Festival include works by the choreographers Pam Tanowitz and Margie Gillis.

  18. Yannick Nezét-Séguin Brings Both of His Orchestras to Carnegie Hall Arts, June 9

    In two appearances, the busy conductor showed how he aims to balance directorships in New York and Philadelphia.

  19. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, June 6

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

  20. A Young Pianist Held Carnegie Hall Rapt in March. She’s Already Back. Arts, June 6

    Beatrice Rana, 26, has ferocious technique but is distinguished by her musical intelligence.

  21. A $55 Million Gift Aims to Ensure the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Recovery Arts, June 6

    The anonymous donation will buttress the endowment of an ensemble still rebuilding from a 2011 bankruptcy.

  22. Daniel Barenboim’s Contract Is Extended Despite Bullying Accusations Arts, June 4

    Berlin’s culture minister said an investigation had found that “none of the legally relevant accusations” against the Staatsoper’s music director could be confirmed.

  23. An AIDS Symphony: The Week in Classical Music Arts, June 1

    Corigliano’s First, an update from Amsterdam and a Handel rarity were among the highlights.

  24. Baltimore Symphony Musicians Are ‘Stunned’ After Concerts Are Canceled Arts, May 31

    They react by playing an unscheduled work, Elgar’s “Nimrod,” which is often used for deaths and tragedies.

  25. The Music Nearly Lost to AIDS Arts, May 31

    Listen to works by composers who died during the crisis, the focus of a New York Philharmonic concert.

  26. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, May 30

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.