Sir Antonio Pappano, the Royal Opera’s music director since 2002, is scheduled to leave his post for the London Symphony in ...
Paul du Quenoy on a revival of Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” at the Royal Opera ...
Riccardo Muti was rehearsing the Vienna Philharmonic, in an unusual and interesting program—an effective program, too. It ...
Jay Nordlinger, The New Criterion’s music critic, talks music—but, more important, plays music.
The Falklands War, fought in the South Atlantic forty years ago this spring and summer, brought the same perverse thrill. It ...
Isaac Sligh on a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 in the Green-Wood Cemetery catacombs ...
Masterpieces from Bergen” at The Courtauld Gallery, London ...
John Wisdom on the Parthenon’s marbles, historical reframing & the disappearance of classical music ...
This week: Mozart, the American West, Shirely Jackson, new poetry from Adam Kirsch & more.
Subscribe to The New Criterion’s podcast series via Apple or Google. This episode begins with Mozart—a movement from a piano sonata. It ends with a popular song, from the mid-1950s: “Little Things ...
This week: Kafka, Picasso, Maria Yudina, New York City landscapes & more. Franz Kafka, Supplicant and Noble Patron, ca. 1906, Ink on paper, The National Library of Israel, Max Brod Archive.
The old Penn Station, built in 1910, appeared to the train traveler as more of a gate into ancient Rome than a center for public transport. Indeed, the architectural firm McKim, Mead & White modeled ...