Anthony Roth Costanzo Buffs Up and Bares All at ENO

Monday, March 07, 2016

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Anthony Roth Costanzo explains the physical transformation he underwent to take on the role of the Egyptian pharoah Akhnaten, and shares exclusive photos of his exposed performance.
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Somewhere Project Finds a Sense of Place and Purpose

Monday, March 07, 2016

Carnegie Hall's ambitious Somewhere Project culminated in an impassioned performance of "West Side Story" in Queens.
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Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Champion of Early Music, Dies at 86

Sunday, March 06, 2016

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The Austrian conductor who revolutionized the Baroque music movement before moving into later eras of the classical music repertoire, passed away at home on March 5.
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Seven Women Conductors Who Deserve Attention

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

In honor of Women's History Month, here are seven young female conductors, who are making history with their successes on the podium.
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Somewhere Project Brings Bernstein's Music to Boroughs

Monday, February 29, 2016

For its 125th anniversary, Carnegie Hall used "West Side Story" to inspire teens to write their own music and lyrics. A series of Neighborhood concerts showcased the results. 
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Classical Music Podcasts You Need to Hear

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Whether looking to learn about the basics of a symphony or dive deep into music history, we've found podcasts for classical lovers of all stripes.
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David Lang's 8 Favorite Movies About Music

Friday, February 19, 2016

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Oscar-nominated composer David Lang shares his top eight movies about musicians and composers on the eve of the Academy Awards.
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Review: Dmitri Hvorostovsky at Carnegie Hall

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Following a diagnosis of brain cancer, Dmitri Hvorostovsky remains a formidable presence, both vocally and physically, as he proved in his Carnegie Hall recital.
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Hélène Grimaud Dives into Nature with 'Water'

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Pianist Hélène Grimaud chats with Jeff Spurgeon about her latest release, which revisits her liquid 2014 performances at the Park Avenue Armory.
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The 2016 Classical Music Grammy Winners

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seiji Osawa were among the winners at Monday night's Grammys.
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Mahler Grooves in New Music App

Friday, February 12, 2016

A new app allows listeners to step inside Mahler's Sixth, through archival images and recordings.
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Saint Thomas Church Appoints New Music Director

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Daniel Hyde of Magdalen College, Oxford, will be the next music director of Saint Thomas Church.
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Seven Outrageous Demands that Shaped Wagner’s Ring

Monday, February 08, 2016

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A new show looks at the making of Wagner's Ring, including the composer's audacious asks that made it possible.
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Dudamel and Classical Music Score at Super Bowl 50

Monday, February 08, 2016

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Super Bowl 50 may not have been an instant classic, but the broadcast had several moments to please classical music fans.
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Classical Music on the Presidential Campaign Trail

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

One point of agreement among some of the 2016 candidates running for president is a love of classical music.
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New York Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 Season, Gilbert's Last

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

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The New York Philharmonic released the details for its 2016-17 season, honoring Alan Gilbert's final year as music director.
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9 Shadows Looming in Opera and Classical Music

Monday, February 01, 2016

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Punxsutawney Phil isn't alone in casting a shadow of significance, here are nine additional umbral examples from opera and classical music in honor of Groundhog Day.
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New York Philharmonic Names Jaap van Zweden as Its New Music Director

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

After nearly a year of speculation, the New York Philharmonic announced that the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's Jaap van Zweden will become its next music director.
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Carnegie Hall Announces 2016-17 Season

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Carnegie Hall released its 2016-17 season Tuesday, celebrating Venice, Bruckner and Steve Reich, amid a continuation of its ambitious commissions projects.
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15 Masters Who Have Been Compared to Mozart

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

In honor of Mozart's birthday on Jan. 27, here are 15 people whose excellence and productivity have resulted in their being mentioned in the same breath as the great composer.
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