T/classical-music

  1. 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Piano Arts, Today

    We asked a few of our favorite artists to tell us about music that matters to them. Listen to their choices.

  2. 7 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, Yesterday

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

  3. Daniel Kramer Quits at English National Opera Arts, April 17

    The company’s artistic director resigned, just two weeks after he announced his second season.

  4. JACK Quartet Conquers an Elliott Carter Marathon Arts, April 15

    A head-spinning performance of Carter’s five string quartets was one of the most eye-opening and exhilarating concerts of the season.

  5. Beloved Composer: The Week in Classical Music Arts, April 13

    George Crumb at 90, the opening of the Shed, and a new album of David Sanford's music were among the highlights.

  6. A Refugee Journey Inspires a Musical Collaboration Arts, April 12

    The filmmaker Khaled Jarrar and the composer Du Yun created “Where We Lost Our Shadows,” which was performed by the American Composers Orchestra.

  7. Absent 20 Years, a Conductor Rescues the Philharmonic Arts, April 12

    On short notice, Simone Young returned to the New York Philharmonic on Thursday to fill in for an injured Jaap van Zweden in Mahler’s Sixth Symphony.

  8. 7 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, April 11

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

  9. His Music Full of Echoes, a Maverick Composer Turns 90 Arts, April 11

    George Crumb’s otherworldly, poetic, sometimes nightmarish sounds will be celebrated in two concerts by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

  10. A Pianistic Master and an Upstart, 15 Years Later Arts, April 8

    Maurizio Pollini and Juho Pohjonen gave New York recitals two days apart, each demonstrating both mastery and a sense of adventure.

  11. The Budapest Festival Orchestra Visits With Bartok Arts, April 7

    Ivan Fischer led a two-night engagement at Carnegie Hall that featured celebrated touchstones and rarities by the Hungarian modernist.

  12. New ‘Visions’: The Week in Classical Music Arts, April 5

    An eminent pianist, a new Bergman restoration and a coming premiere were among the highlights.

  13. The Philharmonic Invites, and the Audience Packs the House Arts, April 5

    The New York Philharmonic’s Phil the Hall program drew emergency medical workers, public service professionals and volunteers from the city to a special concert.

  14. Ivo van Hove Fills His ‘Diary’ With Muddled Melodrama Arts, April 5

    The busy yet listless staging of Janacek’s song cycle continues at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through Saturday.

  15. A Composer’s Final Work Contains ‘Visions’ of an American Master Arts, April 5

    The Seattle Symphony’s posthumous live premiere of George Walker’s Sinfonia No. 5 could be a game-changer for the pioneering composer’s legacy.

  16. With All-Boy Choirs Up for Debate, an Ensemble Soars Arts, April 2

    The storied Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, performed for the last time in America under Stephen Cleobury, its leader since 1982.

  17. A Brünnhilde Is Born: The Week in Classical Music Arts, March 29

    Concerts featuring the pianist Yuja Wang and the music of John Adams were among the highlights.

  18. An Intimate ‘St. Matthew Passion’ Has a Shattering Effect Arts, March 29

    Tenet Vocal Artists and the Sebastians early-music ensemble combine to perform Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” as the composer might have in his day.

  19. Roam the Spectrum With Tyshawn Sorey Arts, March 29

    In a concert at Miller Theater, part of the Composer Portraits series, the composer and multi-instrumentalist’s music was both sparse and voluptuous.

  20. Beth Gibbons of Portishead Learned to Sing in Polish. So I Did, Too. Arts, March 29

    How difficult is it to sing in a language you don’t speak? Beth Gibbons found out making a recording of Henryk Gorecki’s “Symphony of Sorrowful Songs.”

  21. 7 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, March 28

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

  22. Judge Dismisses Most of James Levine’s Defamation Claims Against the Met Arts, March 26

    Mr. Levine, the Met’s longtime music director, sued for breach of contract and defamation after he was fired last year amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

  23. Leon Botstein Dusts Off a Surreal 1930s Opera Arts, March 24

    The tireless champion of overlooked works led a concert performance of Martinu’s “Julietta” with the American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.

  24. Netrebko Conquers: The Week in Classical Music Arts, March 23

    A new Verdi role for the soprano, a David Lang premiere, and a Tosca debut at the Met were among the highlights.

  25. A Baritone Ends His Residency With a Poetic Homage Arts, March 22

    Matthias Goerne performs a distinctively American John Adams piece to end his adventurous artist-in-residence series with the New York Philharmonic.

  26. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, March 21

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

  27. Thomas Adès Brings Fresh Wildness to the Boston Symphony Arts, March 21

    Mr. Adès yet again proved his musical prowess in two Carnegie Hall appearances as a pianist, composer and conductor. And his latest concerto sizzles.