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“Der Rosenkavalier” at the 2018 Summer HD Festival

Sunday, September 2, 7:15 pm Der Rosenkavalier R. Strauss In Strauss’s poignant yet insightful comedy, soprano Renée Fleming and mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča lead an...

Bellini’s “Norma” — 2018 Summer HD Festival

Sunday, August 26, 7:45 pm Norma Bellini Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the commanding title role, alongside mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and tenor Joseph Calleja, in Sir...

Hershey Felder Captivates as Beethoven

What happens when a mere mortal (Hershey Felder) attempts to embody a god of classical music (Beethoven)? Ludwig Van Beethoven, the deaf composer — best known for such concertos...

Why I Chose to Make a Feature Documentary on the Life and Times of Gay Composer Gerald Busby

One day, while thumbing through The New York Times, my eye caught the Neediest Cases Section and I saw composer Gerald Busby’s photograph with the headline: “Back From...

Carnegie Hall Presents Sir András Schiff, Piano

The fantasy, sonata, and suite are forms that inspired tremendous creativity in composers from Bach to Brahms. Mendelssohn’s Fantasia in F-sharp Minor unfolds in three...

Carnegie Hall Presents Sir András Schiff, Piano

The fantasy, sonata, and suite are forms that inspired tremendous creativity in composers from Bach to Brahms. Mendelssohn’s Fantasia in F-sharp Minor unfolds in three...