Bach, Brahms and new works by George Lewis are among the highlights.
The New York Times’s Culture editor has questions. Our chief classical music critic has answers.
The conductor and keyboardist Karl Richter’s legacy can be explored anew with a 100-disc box set.
The writer, philosopher and mechanic Matthew Crawford on Sibelius, Bach and the playfulness of “car jazz.”
Music brought a critic and a guest together, in a conversation about Bach, Beethoven, chess and politics.
Listen to our critics’ favorites from a year in which much of the energy in music came from recordings.
Brandon Patrick George, a member of the adventurous Imani Winds, releases his debut recording.
Listen to spirited, sublime works by Bach, Handel, Purcell and others.
On a new recording of Bach’s “Goldberg” Variations, the superstar artist stretches the music beyond taste.
I was a young, African-American Southerner, working in a Republican administration. But I loved Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and that was enough for her.
In-person concerts are cautiously re-emerging. So two of our critics took in a quartet performance in a parking lot.
For 20 years, the superstar pianist resisted playing this towering work in public. Now he’s releasing not one recording of it, but two.
Parker Ramsay thinks so. He has arranged the “Goldberg” Variations, a keyboard classic, for the modern pedal harp.
Dan Tepfer has programmed a computer to invert the “Goldberg” Variations. Take a listen.
Alisa Weilerstein is streaming one movement of the Bach cello suites a day, just as she has released a polished studio recording of them.