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No one imagined that, by the time of the premiere, the satire about authoritarian regimes might hit so close to home.
Charles T. Downey, Top Ten Recordings of 2016
The Classical Review, December 31, 2016
HK Gruber’s new single-movement piano concerto, with Emanuel Ax as soloist, offers gnashing harmonies, splintered phrases and hints of cabaret.
An opera by Matt Marks and Paul Peers that examines the life of this femme fatale has its premiere at the Prototype festival.
The cellist, conductor and scholar Nikolaus Harnoncourt died last March. Sony Classical gives a nod to his passing his complete Sony recordings.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
Mr. Prêtre, who led many of the world’s leading orchestras in a 70-year career, developed a strong rapport with Maria Callas and was a favorite in Vienna.
“Time’s Arrow” features musical commissions through the Mass Reimaginings project.
Musical events and celebrations in 2017.
Disney’s profiteering from the Star Wars franchise continues apace. The company moved the story’s timeline forward last year, with a visually beautiful yet dramatically stultifying Episode VII, directed by J.J. Abrams. The next phase is a spin-off film series, filling in other parts of the saga, beginning with this year’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. If the first installment is any indication,