That Decisive Moment: Chilling Fervor: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

Political messages from the pianist Igor Levit and the conductor Daniel Barenboim were among the highlights.

Cheap Date Alert: Met Operas, Screened for Free

The Met will set out 3,000 chairs for screenings of Ingmar Bergman’s film of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” followed by 10 nights of starry performances.

Critic’s Notebook: In These Orchestras, Youth Meets Musical Beauty

Spending time with the National Youth Orchestras of the United States and China, a critic finds that magical moments become almost commonplace.

Review: Nelsons Turns Tanglewood Into Bayreuth-in-the-Berkshires

Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony gave a supple, uncomplicated account of “Das Rheingold.”

A Dazzling Chinese Singer’s Riveting Song Cycle

The singer Gong Linna joined a composer and the founding members of Bang on a Can to perform a spiritual cycle of songs as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.

That Decisive Moment: A Beatific Gesture: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

The singers Lorraine Hunt Lieberson and Anthony Roth Costanzo, as well as works by Handel and Berlioz, were among the highlights.