That Decisive Moment: Bluesy Incantation: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments

The violinist Augustin Hadelich’s virtuosic performance of Dvorak, and surprise in “Carmen” and Franz Schmidt’s Symphony No. 2 were among the highlights.

Review: A Fast-Rising Czech Conductor Leads the Philharmonic

Jakub Hrusa, 35, performed works by Dvorak and Janacek at David Geffen Hall, including Dvorak’s Violin Concerto with Augustin Hadelich.

Review: A Fast-Rising Czech Conductor Leads the Philharmonic

Jakub Hrusa, 35, performed works by Dvorak and Janacek at David Geffen Hall, including Dvorak’s Violin Concerto with Augustin Hadelich.

Trump Has Changed a Night at the Opera, Too

Political strands within familiar works have been popping out with startling resonance in a series of recent performances, our critic writes.

A Mahler Focus for the Met Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen

Programs at Carnegie Hall will focus on vocal works. Matthew Polenzani and Susan Graham are among the stars on the calendar.

Critic’s Notebook: Emotional Richness in Minor Keys From 2 Revered Pianists

Murray Perahia and Maurizio Pollini brought complexity to their recitals at Carnegie Hall. These were no nostalgia acts — the here and now was a joy.

Ivo van Hove and Pina Bausch Highlight BAM’s Next Wave Festival

The festival, which features 31 programs from Sept. 14 through Dec. 16, will be the penultimate one overseen by its founding director, Joseph V. Melillo.