Friday, November 11, 2011
Owned by conductor Lorin Maazel for 66 years, the violin by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini has been featured in a number of his recordings and in concerts.
Monday, November 07, 2011
If you're looking for the "one percent" of classical music, the Los Angeles Philharmonic leads the pack. But highly-paid conductors are a more universal phenomenon.
Friday, November 04, 2011
James Levine has canceled conducting the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Wagner's Goetterdaemmerung and is in danger of missing an entire season at the company for the first time since he made his debut in 1971.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Signaling the end of an era, the two remaining Japanese members of the Tokyo String Quartet – including its founding violist – will retire in June 2013, the ensemble announced.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Despite reports of government funding cuts, Saturday night's concert at Carnegie Hall with pianist Andras Schiff should find the orchestra in excellent artistic shape, if recent reviews are any guide.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The New York City Ballet has announced that its principal dancer is retiring after 16 years.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Schubert’s song “Der Erlkönig," is a perennial favorite for Halloween concerts. The Anderson-Roe Piano Duo have found that it's best not to play when lurking around an empty piano factory.