When autumn hits New York, the roof falls in. That holds whether your primary target is the orchestral concert, instrumental or vocal recital, opera, chamber music, choruses mighty or meek, freewheeling avant-garde, or wagons-in-a-circle modernism. This year, the local scene seems all the more hectic, largely because Carnegie Hall and, to a lesser extent, Lincoln Center have been stepping up the educational-outreach and professional-workshop aspects of their activities as presenters. Out of the general maelstrom scheduled for the next four months, here are... More >>>