Emery Kerekes

Emery Kerekes is a writer and arts administrator based in New York City. Winner of the 2022 Rubin Prize in Music Criticism, he is a founding editor and contributor for Which Sinfonia. His writings have also appeared or are forthcoming in Early Music America, Musical America, Opera News, and on his own site, Classical Music Geek. He works in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Live Arts.

Articles By This Author

Emery Kerekes - December 12, 2023

Both Anthony Davis’s X and Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas are modern classics, and the Met gives them excellent productions.

Emery Kerekes - October 17, 2023

With an enterprising Baroque band and a cast and crew of mostly locals, a major opera director sets up a local festival in a community hall.

Emery Kerekes - September 12, 2023

Hyperion Records has begun releasing its catalog for streaming. Here’s some of the best of the first batch.

Emery Kerekes - May 30, 2023

Our intrepid New York correspondent binges on the city’s most celebrated new-music marathon and shares its many hidden gems.

Emery Kerekes - May 8, 2023

From New York: The Metropolitan Opera star makes a recital debut that is alternately gripping and hilarious.

Emery Kerekes - April 11, 2023

At Carnegie Hall, the Egyptian soprano and Andalusian guitarist trace the exchange of Islamic and Judaic influences in Spanish songs.

Emery Kerekes - February 28, 2023

Our intrepid Rubin Institute fellow spent a busy weekend in the city on a hill, catching five different ensembles.

Emery Kerekes - January 23, 2023

Now a decade old, Prototype continues to introduce work that will soon reach audiences everywhere, like a winning double bill from Emma O’Halloran.

Emery Kerekes - December 13, 2022

The tenor’s concert at Merkin Hall, part of his mini-tour as a Young Concert Artists winner, looks to be the start of a major career.

Emery Kerekes - November 1, 2022

Composer Nico Muhly and librettist Alice Goodman explore the Passion on harp.