Monday , May 27 2024

Concert Music

Cathedral of St. John the Divine to host Arvo Pärt’s ‘Passio,’ Orthodox Chants, January 26 and 27

Experiential Orchestra and Artefact Ensemble

Audience members can sit on yoga mats (or chairs) to hear 'Passio' by Arvo Pärt, preceded by Orthodox chants, at the world's largest Gothic cathedral.

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Music Reviews: the Rolling Stones’ ‘Hackney Diamonds,’ plus James Talley, Clay Parker and Jodi James, and the Babys

Rolling Stones-Hackey Diamonds

With 'Hackney Diamonds,' The Rolling Stones deliver their first album of new material since 2005. Plus, reviews of James Talley, Clay Parker and Jodi James, and the Babys.

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Concert Review (NYC): Clarion Choir Sings Rachmaninoff and World Premiere of ‘Vigil for Peace’ by Alexander Levine

Clarion Choir

The Clarion Choir's, precision, dynamics, balance, and overall musicality are always at the highest level.

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Maestro Long Yu, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and New York Philharmonic Present World Premiere of Aaron Zigman’s Oratorio ‘Émigré’ November 17

Sketch of the proposed New Synagogue, Shanghai, 1937

This 90-minute oratorio tells the story of Jewish WWII-era refugees finding a home and community in Shanghai.

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Music Preview NYC: Beethoven, Shostakovich and More from Ariel Quartet, Philippe Quint, Marc-André Hamelin and Sergey Antonov

Ariel Quartet

The Aspect Chamber Music Series presents the Ariel Quartet with music of Beethoven, and Philippe Quint, Marc-Andre Hamelin, and Sergey Antonov with Shostakovich and Prokofiev.

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Concert Review: ‘Kammerraku Promise’ – Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura (Koto) and James Nyoraku Schlefer (Shakuhachi)

Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi

Kyo-Shin-An Arts brought together the venerable Cassatt String Quartet with masters of the shakuhachi, the traditional bamboo flute, and the koto, the Japanese zither, for a scintillating concert.

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Concert Review: Joshua Bell and the New York Philharmonic – ‘The Elements’ (US Premiere) and Copland’s Third Symphony

Jaap van Zweden leads the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of 'The Elements' with combined works by Kevin Puts, Edgar Meyer, Jake Heggie, Jennifer Higdon, and Jessie Montgomery with soloist Joshua Bell and Copland's Third Symphony at David Geffen Hall, 9/29/2023. Photo by Chris Lee

The Elements, a new work by five composers for violin and orchestra, commissioned by Joshua Bell, succeeded on all levels at David Geffen Hall.

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