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Millennial Madness -- Deals for Thrifty 'Thirty-somethings' (and under)

ZEALnyc | Posted 11.16.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

By Mercedes Vizcaino, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, November 16, 2016 Living in New York and exploring all the wondrous cultural opportunities the cit...

New York Philharmonic Juxtaposes Berlioz and Rimsky-Korsakov

ZEALnyc | Posted 10.05.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

By Christopher Johnson, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, October 5, 2016 On paper, this Philharmonic program looked fascinating and potentially revelator...

Fall 2016 Opera Preview: Here's What You Shouldn't Miss

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
Read More: New York Opera, Amanda Woodbury, South African Soprano Pretty Yende Sing Juliette, American Symphony Orchestra, Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Alvarez, Sir Richard Eyre Manon Lescaut, Asenath Nicholson Annals of the Famine in Ireland, Baritone Gerald Finley in Metropolitan Opera Guillaume Tell, Tenor Javier Camarena, Bel Canto, Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky, Superstar, Donizetti's Tudor Queen Trilogy, Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Roy Niederhoffer, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, Ian Bostridge, Catherine Naglestad Salome, David Lang the Loser, Donnacha Dennehy the Hunger, Elektra Patrice Chereau, Esa-Pekka Salonen, New York Philharmonic, Finnish Composer Kaija Saariaho Circle Map Lumiere Et Pesanteur, Fall 2016 Opera Preview: Here's What You Shouldn't Miss, Gerald Barry's Ebullient the Importance of Being Earnest, Harold Prince Candide, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, Joyce DiDonato, Kelli O'Hara, Krenek's Der Dictator, Lachain Glen, Met's New Mariusz Trelinski Tristan Und Isolde, Sir Simon Rattle, Nina Stemme, New York City Opera Reprieve From Bankruptcy, Pagliacci With Aleko Rachmaninoff, Park Avenue Armory Louis Andriessen Expansive De Materie, Peter Eotvos Angels in America, Peter Sellars St. Matthew Passion, Robert Lapage, Damnation of Faust, The Ring, Kaija Saariaho L'amour De Loin, Rosinni Guillaume Tell Pierre Audi, Soprano Christine Goerke Big Success Elektra at Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony and Andris Nelsons, Soprano Diana Damrau, Tenor Vitorrio Grigolo, Manon, Bartlett Sher Gounod's Lush Romeo Et Juliette, Soprano Jennifer Zetlan Lonh, Stephen Costello Sings Romeo, Strauss Day of Peace, Stuart Skelton Sings Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova, Evgeny Nikitin, Rene Pape, Susanna Phillips and Eric Owens, Swedish Soprano Nina Stemme Isolde, Tobin Stokes and Heather Raffia's Fallujah, William Kentridge, Coloratura Soprano Marlis Petersen Lulu, Arts News
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Mark McLaren, ZEALnyc Editor in Chief, September 9, 2016 If you follow opera like I follow opera, you'll know that last season was an exciting one in...

Classical Music Sizzles this Season -- Read ZEALnyc's Picks for What's HOT!

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.07.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

By ZEALnyc's Contributing Writers: Christopher Johnson, Joshua Rosenblum, Brian Taylor and Jose Andrade, September 7, 2016 While there is hardly a cl...

Diplomats in the Trenches: 'Diplomacy Isn't About Being Nice to People'

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Nicholas Kralev

The following is one in a series of adapted excerpts from "America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy." Yuri Kim never...

Violinist Nikolaj Znaider On Carl Nielsen's 'Concerto for Violin'

Sean Martinfield | Posted 02.16.2017 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Violinist Nikolaj Znaider appears this week with conductor Stéphane Denève and the San Francisco Symphony, Thursday through Sunday, to play Danish c...

What Football Can Teach Classical Music

John Mauceri | Posted 12.03.2015 | Arts
John Mauceri

The United State of America has the greatest conservatories in the world. Our student orchestras are simply astounding by any standards. Maybe it's time to consider amateur sports as another way for us to approach our young performing musical artists.

Classical Live: A Gift to New Music Fans

Nicholas Alexander Brown | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts
Nicholas Alexander Brown

It's a great thing when major orchestras release new recordings of contemporary art music. It's an even better sign of the vibrancy of the classical music business for that to happen under the auspices of a new major international initiative that brings together commercial and non-profit entities.

The Musical Beat of Harmony Program With the New York Philharmonic Transforms Children's Lives

David Drake | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
David Drake

The Harmony Program started as a pilot program in the New York City Mayor's Office in 2003. It incorporated the following year as a non-profit organization.

Nice Jewish Music

Glen Roven | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Glen Roven

When Jerome Kern announced he was going to compose a score for a show based on Marco Polo, an enthusiastic reporter asked, "What type of music will you compose?" Kern answered without missing a beat, "Nice Jewish music." (Oh, how I hope that's true.)

From Planes to Show Boat, Fernwood 2 Night to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Fred Willard looks back on his storied career

Jim Hill | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

This fall has been full of firsts for Fred Willard. Take -- for example -- last month, when Willard made his daytime drama debut on The Bold and the Beautiful. Fred appeared in four episodes of this long-running CBS soap opera back in October and loved every minute of it.

Theater: Show Boat Sings (Thankfully)

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
Michael Giltz

It's big, it's lavish, it has a cast of thousands and hearing the New York Philharmonic in full glory bursting through this score is a delight.

La Dolce Musica: The New Season of the New York Philharmonic Opens With a Unique Selection of Music From Italian Films

Horacio Fabiano | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Horacio Fabiano

The Philharmonic's 2014-15 season is opening on September 16 with "La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema."

Orchestras Come Out to Play

Jesse Rosen | Posted 11.08.2014 | Arts
Jesse Rosen

Two recent projects I was fortunate enough to see and hear recently extend the idea of engaging the many, to creating events that dramatically link orchestras to their unique time and place.

Mendelssohn Club Musically Digs in Anthracite Fields

Lew Whittington | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Earlier this month, composer Julia Wolfe was a bit jet lagged returning to New York from South Korea, where she was on tour with Bang on the Can, but is already back to work on her ambitious choral piece Anthracite Fields, having its premiere this month by the mighty Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia.

The Sphinx Organization: Democratizing Classical Music

Trevor Neilson | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Trevor Neilson

I don't often write about the arts, but an announcement this week is cause for real excitement -- not only because of the entertainment it will provide to the audiences lucky enough to see it, but because of the way it will transform those who perform.

Conductor Lionel Bringuier on His Debut With San Francisco Symphony

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.07.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

From a very early age, even before he was admitted to the Conservatoire de Paris as a cellist, Lionel Bringuier has been recognized as someone who just gets it.

Gazelle Emami

New York Philharmonic Concert Is Latest Sign Of Western Embrace Of Chinese Classical Music

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 01.31.2014 | Home

NEW YORK -- Those who attend the New York Philharmonic's Chinese New Year concert this weekend will witness China's top soloists playing Tchaikovsky, ...

Launching the Dicterow-DeMaine-Biegel Piano Trio: Old School Genius in the 21st Century

Sean Martinfield | Posted 02.27.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

In the world of Classical music, one of the most exciting developments of 2013 is pianist Jeffrey Biegel's very recent announcement of the formation of a new piano trio consisting of himself, violinist Glenn Dicterow and cellist Robert DeMaine.

Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey Wows in Concert

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.21.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

I imagine it's been a long time since the New York Philharmonic played with so much chatter going on in the audience. But the screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey was more like a pops concert than their usual fare.

Astoria Characters: The Perpetual Principal

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Don't let the rocking chair fool you. Sure, Norm Sherman is sitting in it shoeless, but he has no real need of rest or relaxation.

Nonprofit Leadership: 5 Tips I Learned from 5 Nonprofits

Shar McBee | Posted 06.29.2013 | Impact
Shar McBee

Small ways of reorganizing our thinking can make an enormous difference. The more organized our thoughts are, the more confident we will feel and the more competent we will be perceived to be.

A Hearty Evening of Brahms and Tchaikovsky

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

I've been hearing this music since the cradle, yet, when played right, it never fails to surprise me with its gems of tenderness. This evening, there were no such surprises. Pretty and attractive music, to be sure, but it's not the same thing as opening up the treasures of your heart.

Jan Vogler's New York: Music, Museums & Murray's

NYC-ARTS | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Cellist Jan Vogler has played with some of the best orchestras in the world, including our own New York Philharmonic. In his own words, Jan shares with NYC-ARTS his favorite things to do in New York City.

A Fine Evening of Beethoven at Lincoln Center

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

The New York Philharmonic is a strange creature. Often it is good but a bit bland. Sometimes it's downright boring. And sometimes it makes you sit up in your seat and think what a historical and good orchestra this is.