Two New York concerts, including a rare performance of the opera “Intolleranza 1960,” celebrate a composer who lived and wrote boldly.
Aristocrats played it; Stalin feared it. Now the eerie, droning hurdy-gurdy is having an unlikely renaissance with masters like Matthias Loibner.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
The Radiohead guitarist has been nominated for an Oscar for best original score. If he wins, he may need to thank Bach, Messiaen and Britten.
The celebrity musicians, who play at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, choose their favorite page from Brahms’s three piano trios.
Highlights from the worlds of theater, pop music, dance and classical, recommended by Times critics.
Table-tennis-playing soloists swing paddles, hand drums, small gongs and even a wine glass in Andy Akiho’s unconventional concerto, “Ricochet.”
Two U.S. national table tennis champions play each other — at the New York Philharmonic. The unique performance uses sounds from an intense match alongside a full symphony orchestra.