Under music director Alan Gilbert, the orchestra is taking a page from the visual arts world by launching an 11-day festival featuring both established and emerging composers.
After 70 years, the legendary New York City Opera is no more.
A series of events had pianist Valentina Lisitsa questioning her desire to have a performance career. When her manager died, she began to look at herself as, in her words, “just another blonde Russian pianist.” Sheer determination, and YouTube, has changed all that.
There’s nothing like seeing Lincoln Center all dolled up at night or walking through Central Park on a slightly chilly autumn Saturday morning. And there’s nothing like the city’s rich traditions in classical music and jazz. Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a program of music inspired by NYC this Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.
Soprano Catherine Malfitano joins her colleagues in protesting the New York City Opera’s move from Lincoln Center.
Only weeks after New York City Opera left Lincoln Center for cheaper digs, the Paul Taylor Dance Company has announced it’s moving in.
Placido Domingo and other opera stars are speaking out against the New York City Opera’s proposed move from Lincoln Center. Should the NYC Opera get cheaper digs and book pick-up orchestras to cut costs, or should the company’s management be called upon to find other solutions?
Todays classical headlines include more on the musical journey out of bankruptcy for the Louisville Orchestra, a (possible) temporary home for the New York Philharmonic and last-minute cancellations on the Met’s upcoming tour of Japan.
The New York City Opera has always been vital but is now teetering close to bankruptcy.
The retirement of the autocratic Rudolf Bing as General Manager of Metropolitan Opera in 1972 was the occasion of a huge gala concert at the Metropolitan Opera House