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Tetzlaff and Vogt open Miami chamber season in brilliant style – Oct 26, 2019

Some artists are reliable exponents of a limited, specialist repertoire. Others […]

Chamber Music Society delivers youthful Mozart, sublime Schubert – Oct 25, 2019

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMSLC) opened its ninth […]

Composer Rouse writes his epitaph in final masterwork, unveiled in Cincinnati – Oct 19, 2019

Cincinnati. One of the country’s most venerable ensembles, the Cincinnati Symphony […]

Christian Gerhaher to explore the world in Mahler’s songs – Oct 15, 2019

Musical partners now for over three decades, Christian Gerhaher and Gerold […]

Met opens season with a heartening and memorable “Porgy and Bess” – Sep 25, 2019

Since its debut, Porgy and Bess has been consistently hectored by […]

Domingo departs “Macbeth” and Met over harassment allegations – Sep 25, 2019

When Macbeth opens tonight at the Metropolitan Opera, it will be without star […]

Christopher Rouse 1949-2019 – Sep 22, 2019

American composer Christopher Rouse has died at the age of 70, […]

Muti opens 10th Chicago Symphony season with whirlwind brilliance, and a piano warhorse blooms anew – Sep 21, 2019

The season-opening concert of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this week also […]

Prepping for Beethoven 250 birthday bash: A selective CD guide – Sep 19, 2019

“After Beethoven,” Benjamin Britten famously wrote, “came the rot.” He had […]

Shanghai Symphony brings admirable playing, musical diplomacy to Wolf Trap – Aug 16, 2019

While American orchestras downsize and fold, the number of symphony orchestras […]