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Justin Davidson

July 13, 2009
Fantasy Island. Seven Minutes From Downtown.

Stunning views, sublime biking, verdant picnic spots, intriguing art installations, and (starting this weekend) an after-dark beach bar, all a quick ferry ride away. Welcome to Governors Island.

July 13, 2009 | The Classical Music Review
Tiny Blockbusters

Who says a composer has to be dead to sell records?

June 29, 2009
The Unbuilding of Frank Gehry

Has New York lost its great chance with an architectural legend? Gehry speaks.

June 15, 2009 | Feature

The twin pleasures of the High Line: a petite new park, and a district of lively architecture.

June 8, 2009 | Feature
Our Man Stanley

One clarinetist, 60 years.

May 25, 2009
Endless Spiral

The Guggenheim celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright.

May 18, 2009 | Feature
Living With Lincoln Center

As it turns 50—and gets a face-lift—this complex chunk of city deserves rethinking. A critic’s-eye view.

May 18, 2009 | The Classical Music Review
Master of His Domain

The rise and rise of conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim, genius of spontaneity.

April 27, 2009 | The Classical Music Review
A Stoner’s Revolt

Terry Riley’s In C, the founding work of minimalism, finally makes it to Carnegie Hall.

April 6, 2009 | Feature
The Fellowship of “The Ring”

As the Met retires its graybeard production, the Wagner cult will be in full force.

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