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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 CityJupiter Symphony Chamber Players: Remembering Jens Nygaard

© NASA
Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Glinka, Arensky
Karl Kramer; Timur Mustakimov; Dmitri Berlinsky; Randall Goosby; Maurycy Banaszek

New York CityBernstein Centennial Celebration

Bernstein, Shostakovich
Juilliard Orchestra; Marin Alsop; Raquel González; Naomi O'Connell; Amanda Lynn Bottoms; Paul Appleby

New York CityMusic Before 1800: Benjamin Bagby

© Hillary Scott
Bagby: Scenes from Beowulf
Benjamin Bagby

New York CityThe Six Brandenburg Concertos

Bach: Les six concertos brandebourgeois
B'Rock Orchestra; Amandine Beyer; Rosas; Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
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Mostly Mozart concludes with a deeply-felt Requiem

Louis Langrée © Mostly Mozart | Jennifer Taylor
The Mostly Mozart Festival ended its season with an all-Mozart program centered on the Requiem. Paired with that was a piano concerto with Stephen Hough and the rarely-heard Meistermusik.
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Women / Create! A Festival of Dance

Yusaku Komori in Armitage's Donkey Jaw Bone © Stephen Pisano
A mix of new and tried and tested works by Karole Armitage, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Carolyn Dorfman and Jennifer Muller
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Carnegie Hall’s season ends on a high note

Michael Tilson Thomas © Art Streiber
In a program featuring music by Mozart and Mahler, the third work – Ruggles' Evocations – was Michael Tilson Thomas' most interesting contribution.
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Wuorinen’s Brokeback Mountain returns home to NYCO

Daniel Okulitch (Ennis Del Mar) and Glenn Seven Allen (Jack Twist) © Sarah Shatz
In the Brokeback Mountain, Wuorinen's  powerfully depicts the stern landscapes, the omnipresent menace, the desolate life of the characters and their awkward interactions.
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