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Jun. 22 2017

À mon chevet: Go Tell It on the Mountain

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À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.

The Sunday morning service began when Brother Elisha sat down at the piano and raised a song. This moment and this music had been with John, so it seemed, since he first drawn breath. It seemed that there had never been a time when he had not known this moment of waiting while the packed

Jun. 22 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

Jun. 20 2017

150 Psalms, 150 Composers at Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival

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The festival will feature all the biblical psalms — some in newly commissioned settings — sung at a dozen concerts this fall.

Jun. 19 2017

Review: Operas Within Operas Within Operas: A Baroque Explosion in Boston

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André Campra’s “Le Carnaval de Venise” was the centerpiece of this year’s Boston Early Music Festival.

Jun. 19 2017

How a composer cut an hour from his best opera — and made it better

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The Opera Theater of St. Louis presents new works by Ricky Ian Gordon and Philip Glass. One had the benefit of revision. The other didn’t.

Jun. 16 2017

Mahler, Transformed: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments

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“Swan Lake,” the New York Philharmonic and an operatic “Angels in America” were among the highlights.

Jun. 15 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

Jun. 15 2017

Review: Alan Gilbert Leads One Last Dance in Central Park

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For his final program in the city as music director of the New York Philharmonic, Mr. Gilbert chose favorites by Dvorak, Bernstein and Gershwin.

Jun. 15 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Lost Its Leader. Can It Stay on Top?

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Deborah Borda, who helped make the orchestra the envy of the music world, left for the New York Philharmonic. But nobody in Los Angeles seems worried.

Jun. 11 2017

South Korean Pianist Wins the Van Cliburn Competition

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The musician, Yekwon Sunwoo, bested 29 rivals to become the prestigious contest’s first champion from South Korea on Saturday.

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