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The American Composers Orchestra opened its 38th season with a program at Zankel Hall celebrating the composer Meredith Monk.
Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang presented a program of Brahms, Ravel and the rarely heard Respighi at Carnegie Hall.
The Dutch conductor and violinist Jaap van Zweden was not well known in America when he took over as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 2008.
Meet Mr. Moose, a co-founder and the violinist of yMusic, an experimental chamber music sextet, as well as a member of the Grammy-winning folk rockers Bon Iver.
The current cost-cutting trend in American orchestras often means management seeks to fill slots with freelancers rather than full-timers.
Creating works based on a raw real-life event, like “The Death of Klinghoffer,” holds dangers as well as opportunities.
Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for Violin, Viola and Orchestra was paired with Shostakovich on Thursday night at Avery Fisher Hall.
Over two evenings at Carnegie Hall, Michael Tilson Thomas led the San Francisco Symphony in programs traversing Mahler and Samuel Carl Adams’s “Drift and Providence.”
“Il Turco in Italia,” a Rossini comic opera, presents a challenge to those attempting to untangle its plot.
The Mutter Virtuosi, a string orchestra of Anne-Sophie Mutter’s protégées, joined her in concert at Carnegie Hall.