T/classical-music

  1. At Salzburg Festival, Two Bold Directors Claim Their Stages Culture, August 12

    Lydia Steier’s “The Magic Flute” riffs on “The Princess Bride” and Hans Neuenfels’s “Pique Dame” explores the privileges money can bring.

  2. At Salzburg Festival, Two Bold Directors Claim Their Stages Culture, August 12

    Lydia Steier’s “The Magic Flute” riffs on “The Princess Bride” and Hans Neuenfels’s “Pique Dame” explores the privileges money can bring.

  3. Turning Climate Crisis Into Sound: The Week in Classical Music Culture, August 10

    A new work by Ashley Fure and a Mark Morris dance to Schubert were among the highlights.

  4. 7 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Weekend, August 9

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

  5. Let There Be Music Under the Stars. And Maybe a Sandwich. Metropolitan, August 9

    New York Times photographers have long captured the outdoor sounds of summer in the city.

  6. An ‘Opera for Objects’ Makes Music Out of Fear Culture, August 7

    Ashley Fure’s throbbing “The Force of Things,” having its New York premiere, renders scarily palpable the threat posed by climate change.

  7. Beachfront Soundtrack: The Week in Classical Music National, August 3

    A 17-year-old violinist and a Mozart string quintet were among the highlights.

  8. As Brexit Looms, Musicians Brace for the Worst Culture, August 3

    Britain’s classical music scene relies heavily on freedoms that come from European Union membership. How will it cope outside the bloc?

  9. Lincoln Center Still Has Mostly Mozart, but What Is It? Culture, August 3

    The center has overhauled its summer offerings. But its signature festival is now suffering from an identity crisis.

  10. 5 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Weekend, August 2

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

  11. Curious About Classical Music? Here’s Where to Start Weekend, August 2

    Our critic helps intimidated newcomers learn what to listen to, where to hear it and how to find more of what you like.

  12. Charles Hamlen, Classical Music Manager With a Cause, Dies at 75 Culture, August 1

    He co-founded one of the leading classical music management agencies, IMG Artists, and then left it behind to raise money to help people with AIDS.

  13. Trade Secrets From the Wagner Festival Whisperer Culture, August 1

    An interview with Christian Thielemann, the music director of the Bayreuth Festival, whose political views get as much attention as his musicality.

  14. Cleveland Orchestra Suspends a Star After Accusation of Assault Culture, July 27

    The orchestra will investigate accusations that its concertmaster, William Preucil, sexually assaulted a violin student in his hotel room in 1998.

  15. Wagner Gets the Blues: The Week in Classical Music Culture, July 27

    The festival circuit, including Mostly Mozart in New York and Bayreuth in Germany, gave us some of our highlights this week.

  16. Baton Inflation: American Conductor Salaries Hit a New High Arts & Leisure, July 27

    The average compensation for a music director at one of the 64 biggest American orchestras has topped $600,000. Why?

  17. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Weekend, July 26

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

  18. Franz Beyer, Who Revised Mozart’s Requiem, Is Dead at 96 Obits, July 26

    In restoring a work left unfinished at the composer’s death, he sought to achieve “a closer and more conscious understanding of the Mozartean spirit.”

  19. Finding a Musical Ideal in the Vermont Woods Culture, July 24

    The Marlboro Music School and Festival offers participants in its chamber groups a commodity that has become only more precious: time.

  20. Bernstein’s Contentious ‘Mass’: The Week in Classical Music Culture, July 20

    One of Leonard Bernstein’s most ambitious works was at Lincoln Center this week. Our critics diverged on it.

  21. A Dazzling ‘Creation’ Brings Light to Lincoln Center Culture, July 20

    Carlus Padrissa’s staging, conducted by Laurence Equilbey, is part of the new mix of offerings at the Mostly Mozart Festival.

  22. An Orchestra of Teenagers, but No Apologies Necessary Culture, July 20

    Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America played a fully professional program under Michael Tilson Thomas.

  23. 5 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Weekend, July 19

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

  24. ‘Mass’ Brings Out the Worst in Leonard Bernstein Weekend, July 18

    The Mostly Mozart Festival presented Bernstein’s amalgam of Catholic liturgy and countercultural energy from 1971. But what does it mean in 2018?

  25. Balloons, iPads, Aquarium: A Conductor Creates a ‘Creation’ Culture, July 18

    Laurence Equilbey is bringing her ensembles to Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival for a production of Haydn’s oratorio staged by Carlus Padrissa.

  26. Prototype: An Opera Festival That Actually Earns Its Name Culture, July 16

    The festival, which has introduced New York audiences to many daring new operas, has announced the lineup for its latest edition in January 2019.