Even as the Lviv Philharmonic theater became a wartime hub for humanitarian supplies, it has remained a home for musicians and choirs.
In the early 20th century, Smyth was probably the most famous female composer of her generation, but her music fell out of the repertoire. Glyndebourne Festival Opera is bringing back her 1906 maritime opera.
A defector to the U.S., he was admired for his prowess in the Russian repertory, but his individualistic approach “was not for everyone — or for all repertoire.”
He single-handedly elevated a 100-string instrument little known outside Kashmir into a prominent component of Hindustani classical music.
The Spanish mezzo-soprano was internationally acclaimed for her dramatic performances in the works of Mozart, Rossini and Bizet.
Leon Botstein brought his ensemble The Orchestra Now to Carnegie Hall for a sparsely attended program of neglected works written in the 1930s.
For a brief period in the early 20th century, Ukrainian composers put a national twist on modernism, free from Russian or Soviet regulation.
With a new production of Anthony Davis’s pathbreaking Malcolm X opera opening in Detroit, we are on the cusp of a broader reappraisal of his work.
The English Concert’s performance at Carnegie Hall showed off the ensemble’s elastic responsiveness.
Played in “The Wizard of Oz” and other classic films, Toscha Seidel’s Stradivarius could sell for almost $20 million.
Osvaldo Golijov’s evening-length work, based on the book by David Grossman about his son, had its New York premiere at Zankel Hall.
Levit, one of the world’s eminent pianists, appeared with the orchestra at Carnegie Hall eight years after making his New York debut.
Our critic’s favorite venues, from mega arenas showcasing Top 40 pop stars to quirky clubs featuring Klezmer quartets.
Want to see a comedy show, or drop in on a film series? Do you need kid-friendly event? Our critics offer their favorite picks.
Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason were true musical partners in concert at Zankel Hall.
Listen to music that shows off the golden, mellow sunshine of “the cello of the brass section.”
The young British phenoms Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason are performing a duo recital of cello sonatas, including by Shostakovich and Frank Bridge, at Carnegie Hall.
The benefit, on May 23, is a way to “play a part in helping those who are suffering and under attack,” the hall’s executive and artistic director said.
At the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the composer’s “Dante” is an extreme rarity in orchestral music: a new evening-length work.
A new 69-disc box of Dimitri Mitropoulos’s recordings are an opportunity to reassess a conductor who remains out of reach.
In its American debut with the New York Philharmonic, “In Certain Circles,” featuring Katia and Marielle Labèque, had a freedom born from confidence.
Mitsuko Uchida’s Beethoven, a soprano’s program of works by female composers and a lush repertory of sleep-related music are among recent highlights.
A group of artists are reimagining the 1959 album “The Shape of Jazz to Come” for Bang on a Can’s Long Play festival.
A program at NYU Skirball pairs “Zolle” and “A Cockroach’s Tarantella,” youthful works from when the composer felt “like a fish out of water.”
Melodious isn’t unsophisticated.
The presenter is planning a return to full-scale programming for its 2022-23 season. Our critics and writers chose 15 highlights.
The newly formed Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra will perform in Europe and the United States this summer, using music to oppose the Russian invasion.
The JACK Quartet and the Danish String Quartet presented new works that nodded to the past and spoke to the present.
Selections from the current Weekend section, including a review of the film “Turning Red.”
What are the five minutes you’d play to make a friend fall in love with classical music? That’s what we’ve been asking artists and other notable people all year.
Selections from the current Weekend section, including a review of the film “Licorice Pizza.”
Here’s a glimpse of young musicians this summer — playing and practicing.
We heard from some of our favorite artists about the music that moves them most.
“Because of the practice of music, I delve into the inner life of whatever we are. I don’t have any answers, but I keep poking around.”
Curtis Stewart, a violinist and New Yorker, played surprise performances around the city. The show was part of a program that is bringing Lincoln Center musicians to the city’s streets.
How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch, and a reason to take a stroll in Lower Manhattan.
He was one of the great composers, period.
A festival on “The Magic of Schubert” will anchor its 2020-21 season.
Drawn to an instrument that sounded exotic to him, he became one of the most prominent classical musicians in India.
The baritone Christian Gerhaher and the pianist Gerold Huber brought a sublime evening of song to Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now will include the one-act “Ellen West” among six works in its January season.
Listen to excerpts from the piano solo “Prélude, Toccata et Scherzo,” written in 1944, when the modernist master was just 19.
Maurizio Pollini and Juho Pohjonen gave New York recitals two days apart, each demonstrating both mastery and a sense of adventure.