T/classical-music

  1. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, September 21

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

  2. Hear What Makes ‘Norma’ the Everest of Opera Arts & Leisure, September 20

    Five reasons that the title role in Bellini’s masterpiece, which opens the Metropolitan Opera’s season on Sept. 25, defines a true diva.

  3. A Firing and a Question of Race Roil the Oregon Bach Festival Culture, September 18

    The distinguished festival fired its artistic director last month. The reason remains unclear.

  4. With New Leadership, New York Philharmonic Warms to Philip Glass Arts & Leisure, September 15

    Jaap van Zweden, the next music director, opens the season with contemporary music and Mahler.

  5. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, September 14

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

  6. Hear the Music That Inspired ‘Star Wars’ Weekend, September 14

    The "Star Wars" movies are rooted in the classics. So is John Williams's music for the soundtracks.

  7. What to Look Forward to in the Fall Classical Music Season Arts & Leisure, September 8

    Our critics choose coming highlights at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.

  8. The New Season of Classical Music: Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond Arts & Leisure, September 8

    Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, a new “Tosca,” a Philip Glass residency and an operatic “Brokeback Mountain” are among the highlights.

  9. Cue the Castanets: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube Culture, September 8

    A "Pinocchio" opera, an Amy Beach concerto and Puccini are among the highlights.

  10. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, September 7

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

  11. Celebrating Sibelius and His Slowly Imparted Secrets Culture, September 6

    Led by Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Sibelius Academy and the Juilliard School performed his “Lemminkainen Suite” and other selections emulating the composer.

  12. Staatsoper Berlin Finally Reopens. Sort Of. Culture, September 3

    A three-year construction project stretched to seven, but the opera company is finally moving out of its temporary residence, at least temporarily.

  13. Amy Beach, a Pioneering American Composer, Turns 150 Arts & Leisure, September 1

    Prolific and acclaimed, Beach fought against sexism throughout her career, and her work still struggles to be performed.

  14. Singing and Chattering: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube Culture, September 1

    A Ravel reinterpretation, Rameau on keyboard and Julius Eastman are among the highlights.

  15. Classical Music in NYC This Week Weekend, August 31

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

  16. The Pianist Taka Kigawa on Playing Messiaen’s Bird Marathon Arts, August 27

    An interview with Mr. Kigawa, who will perform Messiaen’s three-hour “Catalogue d’Oiseaux” (“Catalog of Birds”) at Le Poisson Rouge on Monday.

  17. Mozart’s Missing Aria: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube Arts, August 25

    Gil Shaham, a vintage Kennedy Center Honors and a quartet based on "Amazing Grace" are among the highlights.

  18. 10 Days at the Salzburg Festival, Music’s Disneyland Arts, August 25

    The venerable festival, the center of classical music each summer, ends its first season under Markus Hinterhäuser, viewed as a change agent.

  19. Classical Music in NYC This Week Arts, August 24

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