Critics’ picks: Opera & Classical events

See the best Opera & Classical shows in NYC this week, as chosen by Time Out New York's critics.

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Steven Schick at Mostly Mozart

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Mostly Mozart Festival. The new-music percussion master devotes his sole festival appearance to a performance of John Luther Adams's The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies.

  1. Clark Studio Theater, Rose Building (at Lincoln Center) 165 W 65th St, at Broadway, seventh floor
  2. Wed Aug 20
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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

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Louis Langrée returns to lead the summer's sprightly celebration of First Viennese School heavyweights. Mozart's Prague symphony comes in a program Aug 5 and 6. Concerts on Aug 8 and 9 bring in some guest stars: conductor Osmo Vänskä and violin star Yuja Wang (who will tackle the solo part on

  1. Avery Fisher Hall (at Lincoln Center) 132 W 65th St, at Broadway
  2. Wed Aug 20 - Sat Aug 23
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International Contemporary Ensemble at Mostly Mozart

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This enterprising band of contemporary virtuosos reclaims their role as the official experimenters of the Mostly Mozart festival this year, with three concerts at the Park Avenue Armory. The first, on Aug 17, is an all–Sofia Gubaidulina program. The set list on Aug 19 is devoted to composer Anna

  1. Park Avenue Armory 643 Park Ave, between 66th and 67th Sts
  2. Thu Aug 21
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja at Mostly Mozart

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Mostly Mozart Festival. The Moldovan violinist takes on Bartók's Sonata, Enescu's Ménétrier (from Impressions d’enfance) and Bach's Chaconne (from Partita No. 2) in this "A Little Night Music" program.

  1. Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (at Lincoln Center) 165 W 65th St, between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave, tenth floor
  2. Thu Aug 21
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Mark Peskanov, Edward Arron and Jeewon Park

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Violinist Peskanov joins up with cellist Arron and pianist Park for three trios: Haydn's "Gypsy," Schubert's Piano Trio in B-flat major and Beethoven's Piano Trio, Op. 121a in G minor.

  1. Bargemusic Fulton Ferry Landing, at Furman and Old Fulton Sts
  2. Fri Aug 22 - Sat Aug 23
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Connie Crothers & Pauline Oliveros

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The improvising pianist meets up with OG minimalist and accordion-experimenter Oliveros for a duo set.

  1. The Stone Ave C, at 2nd St
  2. Sun Aug 24
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Taka Kigawa

  • Price band: 2/4
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Most pianists would be quite content to pull off playing Pierre Boulez's supremely challenging Second Piano Sonata during a set—but not Taka Kigawa. No, this tireless, excellent recitalist is presenting the entire, beautifully clangorous Boulez solo piano catalog. Yes, that includes both the

  1. Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker St, at Thompson St
  2. Mon Aug 25
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Bargemusic Labor Day Festival

  • Price band: 2/4
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A welcome tradition of relatively recent vintage, the Bargemusic Labor Day Festival is a multinight celebration of new and recent music, played by outstanding performers and accentuating American music, largely if not exclusively. Composers represented during this year's series include David Del

  1. Bargemusic Fulton Ferry Landing, at Furman and Old Fulton Sts
  2. Wed Aug 27 - Sun Aug 31
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