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Geffen Hall’s Renovation Could Transform How We Hear It

Geffen Hall’s Renovation Could Transform How We Hear It

The look and feel of a concert hall can be as important in your experience of the music as the pure acoustics.
After Years of False Starts, Geffen Hall Is Being Rebuilt. Really.

After Years of False Starts, Geffen Hall Is Being Rebuilt. Really.

Seats: Surrounding the stage. Budget: $550 million. Opening: March 2024. Goal: Avoid past failures.
The Surprise of Jaap van Zweden’s Philharmonic Tenure? Surprise

The Surprise of Jaap van Zweden’s Philharmonic Tenure? Surprise

Starting his second New York season, this conductor has been more innovative than our critic had expected.
A First for New York: New Conductors at the Met Opera and Philharmonic

A First for New York: New Conductors at the Met Opera and Philharmonic

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, seen here at the Metropolitan Opera in February, leads three productions with the company this season as its new music director.
Lincoln Center’s President Quits After Just a Year

Lincoln Center’s President Quits After Just a Year

“While we have achieved a lot together over the past year,” Lincoln Center’s president, Debora L. Spar, said in a statement on Friday, “I have also questioned whether the role is right for me.”
The New York Philharmonic’s Fresh Start: A Season Spent at Home

The New York Philharmonic’s Fresh Start: A Season Spent at Home

Jaap van Zweden conducting the New York Philharmonic in 2012. Next season will be his first as the orchestra's music director.