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Theater/Concert Review: ‘Rameau’s Nephew’ by Diderot, Presented by Salon/Sanctuary Concerts

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Salon/Sanctuary contextualizes ancient music for modern audiences, and while there are countless concerts in New York City every week, no one else does precisely this. Read More »

Music Review: Cappella Amsterdam and Daniel Reuss – ‘Brahms: Choral Works’

Cappella Amsterdam

Listeners need bring no esoteric knowledge of classical music to enjoy this album, only an appreciation for beauty. Read More »

Concert Review: John Adams with the Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale and the Brentano String Quartet at Avery Fisher Hall, NYC 10/19/2014

Composer John Adams, photo by Margaretta Mitchell

Composer John Adams led the musicians in Beethoven, Stravinsky, and his own "Absolute Jest," a wonderful new work by a composer at the top of his game. Read More »

Concert Review: Chiara String Quartet, All-Bartók Program at Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY 10/17/2014

The Chiara Quartet, photo by Roger Ressmeyer

The composer integrated modern 20th century styles and folk music from North Africa and elsewhere in his six string quartets. Read More »

Music Review: Todd Miller – ‘Bring Him Home’

Todd Miller

Todd Miller combines a deep Christian faith with an attitude of tolerance and acceptance, both of which influence his music and vocal style. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from David Guetta, Wu-Tang Clan, Placido Domingo, Wiz Khalifa, Jeff Beck and More

David Guetta

Plus a new children's holiday album from Farmer Jason (of Jason and the Scorchers), a concert DVD from Depeche Mode, and a reissued lost classic from The Byrds' Gene Clark. Read More »

Concert Review: Chiara String Quartet, All-Bartók Program at Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY 9/26/2014

The Chiara Quartet, photo by Roger Ressmeyer

The composer integrated modern 20th century styles and folk music from North Africa and elsewhere in his string quartets. Read More »

Classical Superstars Lang Lang and Joshua Bell Both Releasing New Albums September 30

Lang Lang at piano

Pianist Lang Lang's new double album is dedicated entirely to Mozart, while Bell's recording is all Bach. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Albums and Tours from Ariana Grande, One Direction, Mary J. Blige, U2, Seth MacFarlane and More

ariana grande my everything

The fall season is upon us, and with it an onslaught of splashy new releases from marquee artists and labels clamoring for our attention. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Releases and Tours from Chick Corea, George Harrison, Sting, Minus the Bear and More

george harrison

As Sting's musical 'The Last Ship' nears its Broadway premiere, the perennial pop star releases a live DVD of his own performances of the music. Read More »