- April 10, 2006 | Feature
- Who’s Filling In For James Levine?
While the Met orchestra’s conductor is on the disabled list, five substitute conductors—usually booked years in advance—were coaxed into the pit.
- April 10, 2006 | Short List
- The Beat Goes On
“Fest Forward: Hip-Hop Unbound,” a festival at NYU’s Skirball Center exploring the roots and future of the form, includes discussions, film, and, of course, performance.
- April 3, 2006 | Feature
- Life During Wartime
Kurt Vonnegut talks about his “desecration” of Stravinsky’s romanticized The Soldier’s Tale.
- March 27, 2006 | Short Lists
- Gang of Four
The eminently progressive, hip, and virtuosic Kronos Quartet collaborates in a festival with a group of intriguing partners at Carnegie Hall.
- March 6, 2006 | Short List
- Mark the Date
Equal parts icon and iconoclast, Mark Morris celebrates his company’s 25th anniversary this month, and BAM is going all out.
- February 27, 2006 | Short Lists
- Passing the Baton
Three on-the-rise American conductors come to town this week.
- February 20, 2006
- Key Man: Daniel Barenboim
After more than a decade as the hardest-working man in the classical-music business, the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim may actually catch his breath this year.
- February 13, 2006 | Short Lists
- It’s a Date
Some ideas for a musically memorable Valentine’s Day.
- February 6, 2006 | Short Lists
- Passion Players
Lincoln Center’s tribute to the intense Argentine-born composer Osvaldo Golijov kicked off last week.
- January 23, 2006 | Intelligencer
- The Public’s Domain
The Public Theater turns 50.