1. A Russian Pianist Speaks Out Against the War From Home Arts, Yesterday

    Polina Osetinskaya, a critic of the invasion who has stayed in Moscow even as the government cracks down on dissent, will play a Baroque program in New York.

  2. The Philharmonic Journeys From Ocean to Desert Arts, Yesterday

    The orchestra’s final program of the season featured the New York premiere of John Luther Adams’s “Become Desert.”

  3. A Musical Walk With Gershwin, Rachmaninoff and Papageno New York, Yesterday

    The Dutch baritone Thomas Oliemans visits the haunts of great composers. And the air clears, just a little.

  4. Juilliard Fires Professor After Sexual Misconduct Inquiry Arts, Yesterday

    An investigation found “credible evidence” that Robert Beaser, a composition professor, had engaged in “conduct which interfered with individuals’ academic work,” the school said.

  5. Geffen and Gustavo: Mixed Boons for the New York Philharmonic Arts, June 6

    The orchestra’s renovated hall and Gustavo Dudamel, its next leader, have kept ticket sales robust, but cool acoustics curb the music’s impact.

  6. Turning 100, the New Jersey Symphony Sticks to Home Arts, June 5

    The orchestra could have rented Carnegie Hall for the celebration, but “our supporters are here, our audiences are here,” its chief executive said.

  7. Kaija Saariaho’s Luminous Music Was a Personal Invitation Culture, June 4

    The Finnish composer, who died at 70, is remembered by one of her longtime collaborators.

  8. Ian Bostridge on Music’s Fuzzy Boundaries of Identity Arts & Leisure, June 4

    The beloved tenor’s latest book and album emerged from a time when the pandemic forced him to question what exactly he does when he sings.

  9. Kaija Saariaho: 11 Essential Works Culture, June 3

    This poetic composer, who died on Friday, wrote indelible, simmering operas, concertos, orchestral explosions, choral meditations and solos.

  10. Kaija Saariaho, 70, Pathbreaking Composer of Singular Colors, Is Dead Obits, June 2

    She brought new textures to modernist music, sometimes using electronics, and became the first female composer to have two operas staged by the Met.

  11. Julia Wolfe’s ‘unEarth’ Is Crowded Out by Multimedia Culture, June 2

    Not for the first time this season at the New York Philharmonic, a premiere was muddled by obvious, sometimes intrusive video art.

  12. A Composer Shifts Her Focus to Climate, With Help From Children Culture, May 31

    Julia Wolfe’s latest in a series of increasingly political, oratorio-like works, “unEarth,” premieres this week at the New York Philharmonic.

  13. Lincoln Center Names Conductor for Reimagined Mostly Mozart Orchestra Culture, May 31

    Jonathon Heyward will succeed Louis Langrée as music director of the center’s revered summer ensemble.

  14. Departures Force Los Angeles Philharmonic to Reinvent Itself, Again Culture, May 31

    Its beloved music director, Gustavo Dudamel, is leaving for New York, and its innovative chief executive, Chad Smith, is going to Boston. Now the esteemed orchestra is pondering what’s next.

  15. High Schoolers Get In on an Avant-Garde Musician’s Latest Show Culture, May 30

    In Philadelphia, Girard College students are joining the composer Tyshawn Sorey and Yarn/Wire for a multimedia adaptation of Ross Gay’s “Be Holding.”

  16. Henry Threadgill’s Musical Spring Is Varied and Extreme. Like He Is. Culture, May 28

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer has released a memoir, “Easily Slip Into Another World,” and a new album, “The Other One.”

  17. Gustavo Dudamel in New York: Selfies, Hugs and Mahler Culture, May 28

    Our photographer followed the maestro when he came to town to conduct Mahler’s Ninth — his first time leading the New York Philharmonic since being named its next music director.

  18. The Maestro’s Latest Opus: A Video Game to Save Classical Music Metropolitan, May 28

    David Dubal, Renaissance man, aims to save the world of art with a game that teaches piano. First, he’ll have to get a computer.

  19. Ingrid Haebler, Pianist Known for Her Mastery of Mozart, Is Dead Obits, May 27

    In concerts and on dozens of recordings, she applied a delicate touch that critics said set her apart from other performers.

  20. After a Surprise Debut, the Conductor Thomas Guggeis Is Rising Fast Arts & Leisure, May 27

    Not yet 30, Guggeis already leads a major opera house and has conducted the “Ring” in Berlin. Next up: his arrival at the Metropolitan Opera.

  21. 5 Classical Music Albums You Can Listen to Right Now Culture, May 26

    Contemporary works by JG Thirlwell and Adolphus Hailstork, a Franz Schreker survey and a new recording by Michael Spyres are among the highlights.

  22. Thanks to Chick Corea, the Trombone Is a Philharmonic Star Culture, May 26

    The jazz composer wrote a new concerto for the New York Philharmonic’s principal trombonist, Joseph Alessi, but died before its U.S. premiere.

  23. Two Premieres Reflect the Ups and Downs of a Major Flute Project Culture, May 26

    Claire Chase’s “Density 2036,” an undertaking to commission a new flute repertoire, reached its 10th installment with a multi-concert retrospective.

  24. A Pianist’s Rare Visit to New York Reveals His Personality Weekend, May 25

    Pavel Kolesnikov took on a test of pianism, the “Goldberg” Variations, and assembled a conceptual program inspired by Joseph Cornell.

  25. Gustavo Dudamel, Star Maestro, to Resign From Paris Opera Weekend, May 25

    The conductor will depart in August, the opera house said, four years ahead of schedule and after just two seasons in the job.

  26. The ‘Succession’ Soundtrack Is Fit for a Concert Hall Weekend, May 25

    Nicholas Britell’s score for the HBO series, which concludes on Sunday, has developed, episode by episode, into a classic theme-and-variations work.

  27. Gabriella Smith’s Music Marvels at Nature With Grooving Joy Culture, May 24

    Smith, a rising young composer, has adapted her work “Lost Coast” into a cello concerto premiering this week at the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

  28. Audiences Are Coming Back to Orchestras After ‘Scary’ Sales Last Fall Culture, May 23

    “It seemed like a switch flipped right before Thanksgiving,” the leader of the Chicago Symphony said.

  29. Gustavo Dudamel Leads His New York Philharmonic Culture, May 20

    Performing Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, the superstar maestro conducted the orchestra for the first time since being named its next music director.

  30. Classical Crescendo Op Ed, May 20

    For cool kids, symphony halls are getting hotter.

  31. The Composer Carlos Simon Is Busier, and More Honest, Than Ever Culture, May 17

    On the rise before the pandemic, Simon has shot to even greater prominence since. His next premiere commemorates the murder of George Floyd.

  32. Is Musicology Racist? Op Ed, May 16

    A new book makes a dubious case.

  33. Claire Chase Is Changing How People Think of the Flute Arts & Leisure, May 16

    She is marking her 24-year effort to expand the instrument’s repertoire with performances, including a Carnegie Hall series, as well as a box set and a new fellowship.

  34. Boston Symphony Picks New Leader From Los Angeles Philharmonic Culture, May 15

    The departure of Chad Smith, the Philharmonic’s chief executive, is another loss for that orchestra, whose maestro, Gustavo Dudamel, is also leaving.

  35. What Gustavo Dudamel’s Recordings Reveal About His Conducting Arts & Leisure, May 13

    The discography of the New York Philharmonic’s future music director suggests that he is an often agreeable maestro with a lot of work still to do.

  36. Thomas Stacy, Master of the English Horn, Dies at 84 Obits, May 12

    Through his decades with the New York Philharmonic and his busy touring schedule, he helped make an unfamiliar instrument much less so.

  37. This Man Is Not Meghan Markle Styles, May 11

    Online jokesters claimed that Karl Jenkins was the Duchess of Sussex in disguise at the coronation. He sets the record straight.

  38. Yunchan Lim, Teenage Piano Star, Arrives in New York Weekend, May 11

    The 19-year-old musician made his New York Philharmonic debut with a powerful yet poetic performance of Rachmaninoff’s Third Concerto.

  39. The Met’s Efforts to Increase Ticket Sales for Operas Letters, December 30

    Readers praise plans for more contemporary works. Also: Zelensky and American values; protecting the minority; remote work; the Groucho exception.

  40. Onstage, It’s Finally Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Again Culture, December 21

    After one holiday season lost to the pandemic and another curtailed by Omicron, seasonal staples including “The Nutcracker,” “A Christmas Carol” and “Messiah” are back in force.

  41. After Covid, Playing Trumpet Taught Me How to Breathe Again Magazine, November 29

    The benefits of group (music) therapy.

  42. In New York, Masks Will Not Be Required at the Opera or Ballet Culture, October 17

    Many arts groups, worried about alienating older patrons, have maintained strict rules. Now “the time has come to move on,” one leader said.

  43. Live Performance Is Back. But Audiences Have Been Slow to Return. Culture, August 21

    Attendance lagged in the comeback season, as the challenges posed by the coronavirus persisted. Presenters hope it was just a blip.

  44. Theater at Geffen Hall to Be Named for Two Key Donors Culture, August 3

    The Wu Tsai Theater will honor a $50 million gift from Joseph Tsai, a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, and Clara Wu Tsai, a philanthropist.

  45. San Antonio Symphony to Dissolve Amid Labor Dispute Culture, June 17

    The decision will make San Antonio the largest American city without a major orchestra.

  46. San Antonio Symphony to Dissolve Amid Labor Dispute Culture, June 17

    The decision will make San Antonio the largest American city without a major orchestra.

  47. Never Missing a Curtain This Season, the Met Opera Takes a Final Bow Culture, June 13

    As it ended a challenging pandemic return, the Met had one last marathon: a matinee, an evening performance, and then moving out as American Ballet Theater moved in.

  48. New York Philharmonic Agrees to Restore Pay for Musicians Culture, June 13

    After a stronger-than-expected season, the orchestra said it would reverse pay cuts imposed at the height of the pandemic.

  49. At the Met This Season, Opera Was Icing on the Cake Arts & Leisure, June 12

    Amid a labor battle, the continuing pandemic and war in Ukraine, it often felt as though the real drama was in simply putting on a show.