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Jul. 19 2017

A Lesson in Conducting

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A curious observation at symphony rehearsal.

Jul. 19 2017

Mozart on the Water: Bargemusic Presents Mark Peskanov

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Mr. Peskanov, the artistic director of the floating concert hall on the East River, will perform two sets on violin.

Jul. 18 2017

In These Orchestras, Youth Meets Musical Beauty

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Spending time with the National Youth Orchestras of the United States and China, a critic finds that magical moments become almost commonplace.

Jul. 18 2017

À mon chevet: No et moi

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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.

Lucas writes me little notes in class. He folds them over and slides them in front of me. ‘Awful!’ when the English teacher wears a strange skirt with fringes and pearls around the hem. ‘He can sod off’ when Mr Marin has given him his umpteenth zero. ‘Where’s the gnome?’ because Gauthier de

Jul. 17 2017

Nelsons Turns Tanglewood Into Bayreuth-in-the-Berkshires

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Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony gave a supple, uncomplicated account of “Das Rheingold.”

Jul. 14 2017

A Beatific Gesture: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

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The singers Lorraine Hunt Lieberson and Anthony Roth Costanzo, as well as works by Handel and Berlioz, were among the highlights.

Jul. 14 2017

Review: A Baroque Opera Muddies Lines Between Him and Her

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The charismatic countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo stars in “Aci, Galatea e Polifemo,” an early Handel cantata, staged as a modern drama of entitlement and brutality.

Jul. 13 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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

Jul. 13 2017

I took my child to ’The Sound of Music.’ What I learned was all about myself.

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Taking my son to his first Broadway show meant so much to me that it overrode my critical judgment. Now I know how my readers feel.

Jul. 12 2017

National Youth Orchestras Bring Friendly Competition to New York

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Ensembles from the United States and China will perform works by John Adams, Mahler, Zhou Long, Dvorak and others.

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