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September 5   -  

Shanghai Violin Competition Celebrates Isaac Stern’s Legacy in China

Mr. Stern’s visit to China, in 1979, is credited with having influenced a generation of young Chinese musicians.

September 1   -  

Classical Music Listings for Sept. 2-8

A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.

September 1   -  

Cracking a Glass Ceiling With the Maestro’s Baton

Women are increasingly taking over a stubbornly male preserve in front of orchestras.

September 1   -  

A Summer Music School for Stars, Amateurs and Students

A mix of classical-music lovers gathered for concerts and classes at the Dartington International Summer School and Festival in Devon, England.

August 31   -  

Resonant Bodies Festival Showcases Contemporary Vocal Music

This event, organized by Lucy Dhegrae, features singers like the soprano Julia Bullock and works by David Hertzberg, among others.

August 26   -  

Was Shostakovich a Martyr? Or Is That Just Fiction?

Julian Barnes’s novel “The Noise of Time” enters the debate about whether the composer was a blameless martyr or a man who made pragmatic compromises.

August 25   -  

Classical Music Listings for Aug. 26-Sept. 1

A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.

August 24   -  

Review: New Music Inspired by Christ’s Agony and Dating Apps

Our critic on the home stretch of the International Contemporary Ensemble’s project to perform 50 premieres at the Mostly Mozart Festival.

August 24   -  

What’s Lost When Pops Orchestras Tap Pop Culture

Under pressure to connect with new audiences, orchestras are employing new tactics, such as forgoing Tchaikovsky for hits by Beyoncé. But at what price?

August 24   -  

Bartok, by Heart, From the Chiara String Quartet

Chiara will present the composer’s complete string quartets at National Sawdust, from memory.
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