Just before the start of the New York Philharmonic’s concert on Wednesday at David Geffen Hall, the composer Thomas Larcher came on stage, modestly introduced himself, and explained the title of his Symphony
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ARTEK at Holy Trinity Church (April 25, 8 p.m.). This fine early-music ensemble performs a complete
Los Angeles Symphony orchestras typically celebrate their milestone anniversaries by looking backward. The Los Angeles Philharmonic is doing things differently, marking its centenary—its first concert
Mahler’s Sixth Symphony is difficult for conductors even on their best days. So you can imagine the pressure on Simone Young, who, after not appearing with the New York Philharmonic since 1998, stepped
William Basinski has built an international career from his glacial meditations on time and decay, including The Disintegration Loops, which are regarded as perhaps the definitive artwork made about 9/11.
If you genuinely want neighbors who have never been to your house to drop by, you have to make a point of inviting them. This simple act of courtesy is the mission of Phil the Hall, the New York Philharmonic’s