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Guide to classical music, opera and dance in New York City

New York City is home to the famous Carnegie Hall as well as the complex of buildings that make up the Lincoln Center including the Metropolitan Opera, the David Geffen Hall, (where the New York Philharmonic perform), the Juilliard School and several more. To find out what's on here and across the city our New York City page is the one to bookmark.
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New York CityApollo's Fire: An Evening at Bach's Coffeehouse

© Jason Hudson
Telemann, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi
Jeannette Sorrell; The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra Apollo's Fire

New York CityMusic Before 1800: House of Time

© Tatiana Daubek
Mozart, Krommer, Reicha
House of Time

New York CityPerlman, Zukerman and de Silva

© Lisa Marie Mazzucco
Bach, Mozart, Wieniawski, Bartók, Moszkowski
Itzhak Perlman; Pinchas Zukerman; Rohan de Silva

New York CityICE at NYPL | Bernstein's Unanswered Questions

International Contemporary Ensemble

New York CityMichail Lifits in recital

© Felix Broede
Schubert, Shostakovich
Michail Lifits, Piano

New York CityThe Vietnam War: At Home And Abroad

The Vietnam War: At Home And Abroad
Friction Quartet; Otis Harriel; Kevin Rogers; Taija Warbelow
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Little regard for Mozart and da Ponte in Met's Così

Serena Malfi (Dorabella) and Adam Plachetka (Guglielmo) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
Phelim McDermott’s new Met production is set in Brooklyn’s Coney Island in the late 1950s and is brilliantly vivid looking, but Mozart's music plays second fiddle. 
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Paul Taylor: Preservation and Innovation

Michelle Fleet, James Samson and Laura Halzack in Musical Offering © Paul B Goode
Everywhere you look, there is kindness, consideration and generosity of spirit.
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Quatuor Ébène shines in rarely performed and standard repertoire

Quatuor Ébène © Julien Mignot
Ébène Quartet’s musical ebb and flow brings to mind Proust’s words to Fauré, that he was “intoxicated by his music”.  
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Alice Regnouf, Emmi Strickland, Violetta Komyshand and Egle Andreikaite in The Pianist © Eduardo Patino
Michele Wiles’s BalletNext is clearly undergoing evolution.
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Triumphant Tulsa Ballet

Demi Soloist Jennifer Grace, of Tulsa Ballet © Jeremy Charles
Bravo to Tulsa Ballet for doing everything they needed to do for a successful appearance at The Joyce Theater.
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Elektra's misery: up close and personal at The Met

Christine Goerke (Elektra) and Mikhail Petrenko (Orest) © Karen Almond | Metropolitan Opera
"She commands the stage, she commands the notes, she commands the tension": Christine Goerke's portrayal of Elektra haunts The Met. 
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Leonard Bernstein - composer, conductor, humanitarian, educator

This is our page dedicated entirely to Leonard Bernstein. Here you can find out where and when his music is performed, watch youtube clips and read our latest reviews about his works.

Guide to Carnegie Hall, the world's most famous concert hall

Here you will find all perfomances taking place at the historic concert venue in vibrant Manhattan. If you couldn't make it to NYC and wish to get a feel of their concerts, do not miss our latest reviews.

Postcard from New York City

New York grime in Times Square © Wikicommons
New York City is so packed with delectable curiosities that its inhabitants are prone to cases of FOMO (fear of missing out). Reviewer Rebecca Lentjes is an insider. Read her tips and squeeze the most out of your visit.

Nikita Mndoyants, from Cleveland to Carnegie Hall

Nikita Mndoyants © Emil Matveev
Winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition, Nikita Mndoyants spoke enthusiastically on his musical development, influences, and experiences in advance of his upcoming Carnegie Hall debut.