Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The Philharmonic's Beethoven piano concertos festival continues this week with music director Alan Gilbert leading the orchestra in the Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 3, with Yefim Bronfman as soloist.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in the opening program of The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival, featuring Yefim Bronfman as soloist on Beethoven’s Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 4. The concert also features the world premiere of Anthony Cheung’s Lyra, a New York Philharmonic commission.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra concert at Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell has been canceled because of the threat of rain, lightening and thunder.
Sunday, July 06, 2014
What do Beethoven, David Bowie, Green Day, Mozart, *NSYNC, Pete Seeger, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, The Supremes, Rihanna, and many others all have in common? They all use the Andalusian Cadence, a four-note progression that's the world's most-used musical sequence.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
By Brian Wise
During the ceremonial opening of the European Parliament on Tuesday, lawmakers from Britain's Euroskeptic, anti-immigration party staged an unusual protest as an orchestra played.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
By Brian Wise
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony could offer a musical analog to the image of the lone protester confronting the tank in the 1989 Tiananmen Square uprising in China.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski performs the music of Beethoven and Janacek in The Greene Space at WQXR.