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Tuesday, October 24

Alice Tully Hall

The Emerson String Quartet pairs the introspective genius of late Shostakovich with late Beethoven. In Beethoven’s otherworldly Op.... Learn More 

Sunday, November 12

Walter Reade Theater

“Dynamic” pianist Jenny Lin (New York Times), known for her creative, thoughtfully crafted recitals, celebrates visionary... Learn More 

Sunday, November 12

David Geffen Hall

Beethoven’s sublime choral masterpiece speaks of the joys and suffering of faith. Historically deemed too big for the church,... Learn More 

Tuesday, November 28

Alice Tully Hall

The Emerson String Quartet pairs the introspective genius of late Shostakovich with late Beethoven. In Beethoven’s otherworldly Op.... Learn More 

Sunday, December 3

Walter Reade Theater

Pianist Conrad Tao, an Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient and a prizewinning composer, brings his “probing intellect and... Learn More 

CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

Bach Collegium Japan

Wednesday, December 6

Alice Tully Hall

Known for “performances of unmatched excellence” (Gramophone), the Bach Collegium Japan and its celebrated music director,... Learn More 

CHRISTMAS CAROLS AROUND THE WORLD

Calmus

Sunday, December 17

Walter Reade Theater

The German a cappella quintet Calmus has been described as “nothing short of remarkable” (Deseret Morning News). Join these... Learn More 

Budapest Festival Orchestra

Iván Fischer, conductor

Sunday, January 14

David Geffen Hall

The beloved Iván Fischer and Budapest Festival Orchestra, “Hungary’s greatest cultural export” (Guardian, U.K.),... Learn More 

VIVALDI'S FOUR SEASONS

Concerto Köln

Wednesday, January 24

Alice Tully Hall

Known for its electrifying performances, Germany’s Concerto Köln conjures Vivaldi’s spring birdsongs, summer storms,... Learn More 

Thursday, January 25

David Rubenstein Atrium

First-prize winner of the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition, this ensemble of “astonishing harmonic... Learn More 

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Sunday, February 4

Walter Reade Theater

“One of the finest piano trios on the current scene” (New Yorker), Trio con Brio Copenhagen energizes Sunday morning with... Learn More 

Thursday, February 22

David Rubenstein Atrium

The Grammy Award–winning Harlem Quartet embodies the best of New York arts: exceptional musicians who aim to advance diversity in... Learn More 

Free

Saturday, February 24

Walter Reade Theater

Award-winning French filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon, who has produced documentaries on Glenn Gould, Sviatoslav Richter, and many others,... Learn More 

Sunday, February 25

Walter Reade Theater

See a master at work as Leonard Bernstein grapples with the searing emotions of Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony. Learn More 

Tuesday, February 27

Alice Tully Hall

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson, who won a Grammy for his 2008 recording of the complete Beethoven sonatas, brings his “inimitable blend of... Learn More 

Wednesday, February 28

Walter Reade Theater

Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache is remembered as an idiosyncratic perfectionist averse to making recordings, preferring his... Learn More 

Wednesday, February 28

Walter Reade Theater

Two great 20th-century maestros rehearse the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra in opera overtures. Georg Solti, the Hungarian-born... Learn More 

Thursday, March 1

Alice Tully Hall

In his eagerly awaited return to Alice Tully Hall, the fiercely eloquent baritone Simon Keenlyside brings his “singular... Learn More 

Monday, March 19

David Geffen Hall

Joshua Bell, “one of the finest musicians of his generation” (Washington Post), leads the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields... Learn More 

Thursday, March 22

David Rubenstein Atrium

Winner of the U.K.’s prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artists Award, the Heath Quartet hops across the pond for... Learn More 

Free

Wednesday, March 28

Alice Tully Hall

“Untouchable” violinist Christian Tetzlaff (Telegraph, U.K.) presents selections from the zenith of the repertoire:... Learn More 

Thursday, April 12

David Rubenstein Atrium

Discover why this invigorating chamber ensemble, named for the Greek god of the four winds, is “clearly a string quartet to... Learn More 

Free

Sunday, April 15

Walter Reade Theater

Chad Hoopes, a violinist “hurtling toward international stardom” (Washington Post) since winning the junior Yehudi Menuhin... Learn More 

Tuesday, April 17

Alice Tully Hall

Pianistic powerhouse Richard Goode has built an international reputation as a timeless interpreter of “staggering virtuosity and... Learn More 

Thursday, April 19

Alice Tully Hall

The art song “dream team” (New York Times) of tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Paul Lewis present settings of the German... Learn More 

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Friday, April 27

David Geffen Hall

“Classical-music rock star” Gustavo Dudamel (New York Times) brings the Los Angeles Philharmonic for an exhilarating program... Learn More 

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Sunday, April 29

David Geffen Hall

The Los Angeles Philharmonic under its brilliant director, Gustavo Dudamel, offers a celebration of the human spirit transcending... Learn More 

Wednesday, May 2

Alice Tully Hall

Bass-baritone Gerald Finley is “a master” of the art of song (New York Times), epitomized by his readings of Schubert with... Learn More 

London Symphony Orchestra

Simon Rattle, conductor

Friday, May 4

David Geffen Hall

Simon Rattle, conducting the esteemed London Symphony Orchestra, brings the “roaring climaxes, perfectly balanced brass, sumptuous... Learn More 

London Symphony Orchestra

Simon Rattle, conductor

Sunday, May 6

David Geffen Hall

Mahler referred to his “Song of the Earth” as “a symphony in songs.” Simon Rattle and the London Symphony... Learn More 

London Symphony Orchestra

Simon Rattle, conductor

Monday, May 7

David Geffen Hall

Mahler’s Tenth Symphony remained incomplete at his death, with the exception of a soaring Adagio first movement and sketches for an... Learn More 

Saturday, May 12

Alice Tully Hall

Following a series of spellbinding international debuts, Sol Gabetta has seen a meteoric rise to her current status as a leading cello... Learn More 

Sunday, May 13

Walter Reade Theater

Twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton have forged a thrilling musical symbiosis “on a level with some of the greatest piano... Learn More 

Saturday, May 19

Alice Tully Hall

The inimitable fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout, described as “Mozart reincarnated” (De Telegraaf, Netherlands) and the new... Learn More 

Past Events

Orfeo

Alice Tully Hall

Glimpse the origins of opera with conductor John Eliot Gardiner, who brings his “relentless intelligence and audacity”... Learn More 

The Return of Ulysses

Alice Tully Hall

The Monteverdi Choir and founding director John Eliot Gardiner represent “the best of the early-music movement in England”... Learn More 

The Coronation of Poppea

Alice Tully Hall

Monteverdi’s surprising operatic swan song, The Coronation of Poppea, is a celebration of carnal love and ambition triumphing at... Learn More