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03/18/2017: Finished, at last! At least as far as my
Esa-Pekka Salonen’s swirling Cello Concerto, a coup at the New York Philharmonic and a whoopee-cushion sound in Beethoven were among the highlights.
Composers, who have broken with sonata form, tonality, serialism and minimalism, have also broken with the shift keys on their keyboards.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
Yo-Yo Ma performed a premiere the same day it was announced that Deborah Borda would become the orchestra’s next president and chief executive.
Ms. Borda ran the Philharmonic in the 1990s and went on to help the Los Angeles Philharmonic become the envy of the orchestra world.
The new-music ensemble will perform Schoenberg’s String Quartet No. 2 (Op. 10) at a show featuring works by Brahms, Zemlinsky and Berg.
On a Chamber Music Society program, the composer Jonathan Berger’s “Rime Sparse” evokes the psychic dimensions of desire embedded in poems by Petrarch.
At Carnegie Hall, the pianist Andras Schiff played on Thursday and the pianist Jonathan Biss and the tenor Mark Padmore performed on Friday.
The cellist and the composer discuss the piece, which the New York Philharmonic plays on Wednesday.