Anthony Tommasini

Anthony Tommasini

@TommasiniNYT

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Chief classical music critic for The New York Times. His book, "The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide" (Penguin Press, 2018) is now in paperback.

New York City
Joined on May 05, 2014
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Exit Arias: What Opera Can Teach Us About Dying https://t.co/pVh0azF5zv An insightful and affecting essay.

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Ennio Morricone Was More Than Just a Great Film Composer https://t.co/morXUfyiEv

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Playing Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas Changed How I Hear Them https://t.co/Ji0ULZqQ8H On Beethoven, Igor Levit and a long-ago performance.

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5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Mozart https://t.co/t1JfWzhbT3

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Concerts Disappeared. Piano Sales Survived. https://t.co/swxvZj1FoM A very interesting report from my NY Times colleague.

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A Met Opera Star Was Born, ‘Then Everything Stopped’ https://t.co/cOwO38aOpS Two remarkable young artists spoke with me about freelance careers in this challenging time

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Opera Over the Phone Offers Passion in a Pandemic https://t.co/rvyDlUkCEo

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Opera Has Vanished. So Have Their Dream Jobs at the Met. https://t.co/UEBtKWMwMR Some Met musicians reveal the grim impact of being furloughed

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For Classical Music, Spring Was the Season of Solos https://t.co/ebHwQpCKjG A great roundup of inspiring at-home solo performances

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My Journey to Writing an Opera About Police Violence https://t.co/Mxhwwpfe4B A revealing essay from the acclaimed librettist and director of a powerful opera.

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New York Philharmonic Cancels Fall Season https://t.co/s2ZY7oZW3V Alas, another dismaying, if anticipated announcement.

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The Gentle, Brilliant Bros of French Baroque Music https://t.co/HMfc41uO4B Brilliant indeed. A great interview including an exciting video.

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Bucking Cancellations, Salzburg Festival Has Plans for August https://t.co/FKUWacheGw A much-reduced festival at Salzburg with social distancing measures

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Quoted @joshbarone

This panel discussion about race (and opera) led by @jnaimarie is enlightening, frustrating and essential https://t.co/iRbolabRUv

I completely agree. It was an essential and powerfully honest discussion. https://t.co/6IghRKlgKA

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New York Times Says Senator’s Op-Ed Did Not Meet Standards https://t.co/iq03w24uSo I expected this announcement after the painful reactions within the newsroom to the awful column by Sen. Tom Cotton

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The Sheku Effect: A Classical Music Star Rises https://t.co/cIaBqGrq44 A terrific profile of a fast rising artist

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New York Times staffers denounce newspaper for Tom Cotton’s op-ed urging military incursion into U.S. cities https://t.co/sO0fKEcnXC This story reflects the mood at the Times

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Quoted @amandahess

Cotton's op-ed "undermines the journalistic work of our members, puts our Black staff members in danger, promotes hate, and is likely to encourage further violence" - our union https://t.co/O0cqPlls02

I completely agree with my colleagues and our union https://t.co/yB8zCwYgEw

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#BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/lMWY4ZgLJv

“I won’t waste my time or your time with empty platitudes or the bullshit preemptive PR we’re all tired of.” https://t.co/0IE2yKJjeU

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