- 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 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.
- March 30, 2009 | Feature
- Man of Steel
New York City Opera’s charismatic new director has superhuman challenges ahead. To which he says, Bring it!