- June 16, 2014
- The Other Biennial
The Philharmonic cements its move into new-music territory.
- March 10, 2014
- Justin Davidson: How Can the Vienna Philharmonic Change Without Changing?
By living with paradox.
- February 3, 2014
- Justin Davidson on the Prototype Festival
In its second season, the twelve-day festival is filled with inventive shows and intrepid, if tiny audiences.
- November 18, 2013
- An Avant-Garde That’s Easy to Love
Three heartening moments from the new-music scene.
- October 14, 2013
On the Met’s opening, and City Opera’s closing.
- July 8, 2013
- The Invisible Revolution
Alan Gilbert’s unflashy radicalism is re-creating the Philharmonic.
- May 6, 2013
- All Hail
The Met does Handel’s Giulio Cesare perfectly.
- April 15, 2013
- Little Deaths
A trio of small-scale operas, all about sexual decadence and its discontents.
- April 8, 2013
Otherworldly sounds, from Karlheinz Stockhausen to Sufjan Stevens.
- February 18, 2013
- The Man Nobody Knows
At Carnegie Hall, two peeks into the slow-cooking—and often stymied—genius of Osvaldo Golijov.