May. 05 2016

In Syria, Russia Plays Bach Where ISIS Executed 25

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Russia sent an orchestra to play in Palmyra, retaken in March from the Islamic State.

May. 05 2016

A Primer to One of America’s Most Political Composers

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These five works by Frederic Rzewski address issues dear to his heart — and reflect his deep convictions.

May. 05 2016

The Composer Frederic Rzewski: In His Notes, Protest and Politics

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This pianist-composer, a subtle but avowed leftist, is being celebrated at Bargemusic and elsewhere this week.

May. 05 2016

Classical Music Listings for May 6-12

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Read more here:: NY Times Classical Music News

May. 05 2016

Lang Lang and Yuja Wang, Stars From China, at Carnegie Hall

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Mr. Lang is a soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Ms. Wang performs at a recital.

May. 05 2016

#morninglistening: Harnoncourt Memorial in Sound

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#morninglistening to #Schubert Symphonies w/@BerlinPhil under Nikolaus #Harnoncourt.#cla… https://t.co/8fXZoMfTtq pic.twitter.com/zXBqxpDkfb— Jens F. Laurson (@ClassicalCritic) November 24, 2015
Won’t fit any shelf.

F. Schubert, Symphonies
N.Harnoncourt / BPh
BPh

May. 05 2016

Thursday 05/05/16 The Pittsburgh Symphony

11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor; Michael Rusinek, clarinet ROSSINI: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra WEBER: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 STRAUSS, JR: Waltzes and Polkas

May. 04 2016

Review: Jean-Sélim Abdelmoula Displays Both Delicate and Robust Tones

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The Swiss pianist, featured in a series on rising talents at the 92nd Street Y, has all the makings of an uncommonly poetic musician.

May. 04 2016

Love and Loss, Set to Music, During the Holocaust

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Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim looks at her grandfather’s death in a concentration camp to delve deeper into the meaning of music.

May. 04 2016

The Met Opera Is Struggling. How Can It Fill Those Empty Seats?

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Our writers share ideas for filling the Metropolitan Opera House and lifting its sagging box office.

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