- April 23, 2012 | Feature
- Countdown to a New Times Square
Could it become a place where New Yorkers actually want to hang out?
- April 16, 2012 | The Classical Music Review
- Beethoven in a Blender
Two festivals lay out a path to saving the symphony orchestra.
- April 2, 2012
- The Vulnerable Age
Why do some child prodigies flame out when others soar? At 17, Conrad Tao knows he could go either way.
- February 20, 2012
- Can This Suburb Be Saved?
At MoMA, curators and architects seek a way out of the cul-de-sac.
- February 13, 2012 | The Classical Music Review
- The Machine in the Garden
Thoughts on the new “Ring” — and on the state of Peter Gelb’s Metropolitan.
- February 6, 2012 | Features
- A Park to Remember a Plague
0.38 acres. 100,000 New Yorkers who died of AIDS. 475 architects’ entries. A first look at the results.
- February 6, 2012 | The Classical Music Review
- Had I Never Listened Closely Enough?
On trying to like Philip Glass, again and again and again.
- January 30, 2012 | Feature
- It Ain’t Necessarily...
Musical? Opera? Rapture? Travesty? Two critics on the remade Porgy and Bess.
- January 2, 2012 | Feature
- What Does a Conductor Do?
A critic decides to find out—by stepping up to the podium himself.
- December 12, 2011 |
- The Year in Classical Music
Perfect Janácek, Soviet cartoon scores, and alfresco drums.