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The classical music critics of The Times pick the best recordings of 2014, from orchestral explosions to intimate songs.
A program called “Requiem for the 20th Century” at Carnegie Hall offers an antidote to festive cheer.
At 18, Stephen Waarts takes on a daunting program of Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 8 at Merkin Concert Hall.
A Monty Python sensibility permeates “The Messiah” in a comic oratorio based on the film “Life of Brian,” at Carnegie Hall.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s annual holiday “Brandenburg” concert benefited from new participants this year.
Christoph von Dohnanyi conducted the New York Philharmonic in works by Dvorak at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.
Classical music is serious business, yet some of this year’s performances were playful and wickedly funny.
From Angelique Kidjo to the Metropolitan Opera Chorus, the voices that soared above the rest in 2014.
The year’s memorable productions in classical music took place in major concert halls as well as in small spaces.
Celebrate the holiday season with something different: chamber music and a solo recital with a modern twist.