Topic: “Classical Music”
Theater October 2016
Empire states of mind
On Maestro at 59E59 Theaters; Fiorello! at the East 13th Street Theater; and Sense & Sensibility at the Gym at Judson.
Aug 04, 2016
Sonata on steady water
On Bargemusic's performance of Romantic composers on the East River.
Jul 08, 2016
Beethoven in the wild
On the first performance of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's summer concert series.
Notebook April 2016
The politics of (new) music
On the political degradation of new music.
Features November 2010
The full force of Mahler
On the lasting power of the composer & his tumultuous life.
Music April 1993
Leon Botstein attempts to save music
On the pitfalls of trying to “update” classical music.
Features March 1992
Old Mozart and the new past
On “Mozartomania” in contemporary life.
Features December 1991
Music as a vocation
On living for music.
Features September 1991
The culture of classical music today
On the increasing influence and decreasing quality of classical music.