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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 to the one to bookmark.
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Beloved Friend: a long-term relationship with Tchaikovsky

Conductor Semyon Bychkov has had a long relationship with Tchaikovsky’s music and “Beloved Friend” is the title chosen for his series which travels to New York this January for a series of concerts and related events with the NY Philharmonic spanning three weeks.
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Postcard from New York City

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.
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Looking forward to the NY Phil in 2017

2017 is the 175th birthday of NY Phil, as well as being the 70th of John Adams and the 50th of outgoing Music Director Alan Gilbert, who takes on the lion's share of the conducting duties. 2017 highlights will include world premières by Marsalis, Gruber and Auerbach.   This preview was sponsored by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
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New York CityThe Ages of Music: Romantic

Dvořák
New York Philharmonic Orchestra

New York CityJupiter Symphony Chamber Players : Eastern Europe's Stars

Sperger, Pejačević, Dvořák
Karl Kramer; Timur Mustakimov; Robin Scott; Siwoo Kim; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt

New York CityContact! at National Sawdust

Lang, Druckman, Carter, Di Castri, Mackey
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic

New York CityPacifica Quartet & Jörg Widmann, clarinet

Haydn, Widmann, Brahms
Pacifica Quartet; Jörg Widmann

New York CityTchaikovsky Festival: Pyotr the Great

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Rubinstein
Steven Blier; Antonina Chehovska; Michael Barrett

New York CityInsights at the Atrium: “Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky and His World”

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Gilbert and Hough in repertoire staples

The New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert and Styephen Hough offer conventional interpretations of two 19th century warhorses.
***11
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American Dance Platform 2016

The gem of this year's American Dance Platform at the Joyce is Dallas Black Dance Theater.
***11
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Star turns in Met's new Roméo et Juliette

Vittorio Grigòlo and Diana Damrau repeated and cemented their intense on-stage relationship at the Met in Bartlett Sher's new production of Roméo et Juliette.
****1
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Noche Flamenca

The most striking aspect was the lightness and joy emanating from the company’s star, Soledad Barrio.
***11
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Citizen

Citizen is about many things and, while race is certainly central, there is also the question of what it means to belong, not to belong and to not even want to belong.
***11
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A Nabucco lacking a central baritone at The Met

Elijah Moshinsky’s 15-year old production of Verdi’s Nabucco has returned to the Met, ostensibly as a vehicle for Placido Domingo.
***11
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