T/classical-music

  1. Carnegie Hall’s New Season: Here’s What We Want to Hear Arts, Yesterday

    Rhiannon Giddens, Jordi Savall, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Andrew Norman are among the featured artists.

  2. Bond Over Beethoven Led to Kobe Bryant’s Oscar for ‘Dear Basketball’ Sports, January 26

    A shared love for the master composer connected the Lakers legend who died on Sunday and the illustrator of the short film based on Bryant’s retirement poem.

  3. Bond Over Beethoven Led to Kobe Bryant’s Oscar for ‘Dear Basketball’ Arts, January 26

    A shared love for the master composer connected the Lakers legend who died on Sunday and the illustrator of the short film based on Bryant’s retirement poem.

  4. Musicians Love the Conductor Kirill Petrenko. It Shows. Arts, January 24

    The Berlin Philharmonic is playing with enthusiasm and precision under its new chief conductor.

  5. Gustavo Dudamel Excels, Yet Again, at the New York Philharmonic Arts, January 24

    In his second week with the orchestra, this star conductor led works by Schubert and Mahler.

  6. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, January 23

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

  7. The Making of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Was as Far Out as the Movie Arts, January 23

    A jumble of memorabilia, storyboards and props, an exhibit illustrates the whirl of influences behind Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking 1968 film.

  8. The Man Behind the Boston Symphony’s Quiet Success Will Retire Arts, January 22

    After two decades, Mark Volpe, the chief executive who tripled the orchestra’s endowment, plans to step down.

  9. Barry Tuckwell, French Horn Virtuoso, Is Dead at 88 Arts, January 18

    He was widely considered to be the finest player of his era and was said to have “inspired every generation of horn player for the past 70 years.”

  10. Juilliard Celebrates 32 Female Composers of the 20th Century Arts, January 17

    This year’s edition of the Focus Festival commemorates the centennial of the 19th Amendment with a globe-trotting survey of music by women.

  11. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, January 16

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

  12. Gustavo Dudamel Jolts the ‘New World’ Symphony to Life Arts, January 16

    This overplayed classic felt fresh in the star conductor’s return to the New York Philharmonic after 11 years.

  13. Gustavo Dudamel Extends Contract With Los Angeles Philharmonic Arts, January 15

    The star conductor cemented his commitment to the orchestra after a period of administrative upheaval.

  14. When News Upstages an Opera Performance Arts, January 12

    On three successive nights at the Metropolitan Opera, the emphasis was on larger issues and personal stories.

  15. The Philharmonic and a Conductor Get Reacquainted Arts, January 10

    Daniel Harding last led the orchestra in 2011, and returned this week for works by Grieg and Strauss.

  16. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, January 9

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

  17. Garth Greenwell Comes Clean Books, January 9

    In his new book, the writer sought to create “something that was 100 percent pornographic and 100 percent high art.”

  18. Yes, We Need (Yet) Another Rachmaninoff Recording Arts, January 3

    New accounts of standard works, even those covered by dozens of classic recordings, can still enliven classical music.

  19. 5 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend Arts, January 2

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

  20. Peter Schreier, 84, Elegant German Tenor Who Also Conducted, Dies Arts, December 31

    He made a mark singing in Bach oratorios and Mozart operas. But he also forged a career on the podium — sometimes singing roles in productions he led.