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Yesterday   -  

Hopeless Romantics, Drink This Mystery Concoction if You Dare

A maid’s mistake is crucial in “The Love Potion,” the Boston Lyric Opera’s staging of Frank Martin’s “Le Vin Herbé.”

November 24   -  

Celebrating Half a Century of Creativity

The American Composers Orchestra opened its 38th season with a program at Zankel Hall celebrating the composer Meredith Monk.

November 24   -  

Seeking an Intimate Sound Across a Cavernous Expanse

Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang presented a program of Brahms, Ravel and the rarely heard Respighi at Carnegie Hall.

November 23   -  

Toward a Truth That Defies Precision

Creating works based on a raw real-life event, like “The Death of Klinghoffer,” holds dangers as well as opportunities.

November 23   -  

Rob Moose: Breathing New Life Into Classical Music

Meet Mr. Moose, a co-founder and the violinist of yMusic, an experimental chamber music sextet, as well as a member of the Grammy-winning folk rockers Bon Iver.

November 23   -  

A Beethoven Teaser and a Rare ‘Cyrano’

The Dutch conductor and violinist Jaap van Zweden was not well known in America when he took over as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 2008.

November 23   -  

Roll Over, Mahler: U.S. Orchestras Are Shrinking

The current cost-cutting trend in American orchestras often means management seeks to fill slots with freelancers rather than full-timers.

November 22   -  

Amid Familiar Repertoire, the New York Premiere of an Oceanic Journey

Over two evenings at Carnegie Hall, Michael Tilson Thomas led the San Francisco Symphony in programs traversing Mahler and Samuel Carl Adams’s “Drift and Providence.”

November 22   -  

Mozart Melts Into Dark Shostakovich

Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for Violin, Viola and Orchestra was paired with Shostakovich on Thursday night at Avery Fisher Hall.

November 21   -  

Comic Complications Swathed in White Terry Cloth

“Il Turco in Italia,” a Rossini comic opera, presents a challenge to those attempting to untangle its plot.
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