Jimmy López and Nilo Cruz were asked to write a choral piece about young undocumented immigrants. Then President Trump was elected.
Category Archives: Classical Music
Friday’s concert by Alarm Will Sound at Zankel Hall was presented in an explainer format, but the show’s best moments needed little setup.
The longtime maestro of the Met Opera was fired after an investigation found evidence of misconduct. Readers shared their thoughts.
A triple bill set to Leonard Bernstein yielded two terrific new pieces, by Wayne McGregor and Christopher Wheeldon.
Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s music and life had a tragic cast. His brooding, teeming works anticipated postmodernism, and he committed suicide in 1970.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, James Levine’s successor at the Met, led the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in Rachmaninoff and Michel van der Aa.
The opener is to feature 250 young people and the festival lineup includes youth orchestras, as well as stars like Christine Goerke and a work by Geoff Sobelle.
Hear the virtuoso Jennifer Koh work with three composers on new collaborations.
An investigation found that the celebrated conductor had engaged in “sexually abusive and harassing conduct” both before and during his time at the Met.