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Nov. 14 2014

A Maestro Returns, First There, Now Here

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Jiri Belohlavek, chief conductor of the Czech Philharmonic for the second time in his career, brings the orchestra to Carnegie Hall on Sunday.

Nov. 14 2014

His Subway Listeners Venture Above

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An underground violinist greets his fans in a more conventional performance space.

Nov. 13 2014

Opera & Classical Music Listings for Nov. 14-20

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A selected, critical guide to classical music performances in New York City.

Nov. 13 2014

Lincoln Center to Rename Avery Fisher Hall

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The home of the New York Philharmonic will be renamed to finance a major renovation. The new donor has not yet been chosen.

Nov. 13 2014

Turning Seduction Into Mere Prettiness

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Case Scaglione conducted the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall in a program of Debussy, Glazunov and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5.

Nov. 12 2014

A Sorrow Transcended by Beauty

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William Kentridge’s version of “Winterreise,” featuring the baritone Matthias Goerne and the pianist Markus Hinterhäuser, received its American premiere at Alice Tully Hall.

Nov. 12 2014

Ask Not for Whom the Cell Tolls

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The quirky mix in Anne-Sophie Mutter’s recital at Carnegie Hall included Sebastian Currier’s “Ringtones” and pieces by André Previn, Beethoven and Franck.

Nov. 11 2014

Two Sides, One Ensemble

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The play of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra’s string section contrasted sharply with its winds and brasses on Sunday and Monday at Avery Fisher Hall.

Nov. 10 2014

The Opera in Rome Is a Hotbed of Chaos

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The Rome Opera is buckling under both a traditional patronage system and attempts to reform it.

Nov. 09 2014

From Eerie Shards to Vivid Emotion

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The Pacifica Quartet performed the New York premiere of a work by Shulamit Ran in a program that also included works by Mendelssohn, Puccini and Hayden.

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