Go to the opening of JapanNYC, a citywide, 65-event festival running through March. Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra will perform Dec. 14, 15, 18 and famed Maestro Seiji Ozawa himself will return on April 1 and 2 to lead the Seiji Ozawa Ongaku-juku (Seiji Ozawa Music Academy Orchestra) as part of this unique festival exploring the juxtaposition of Japanese beliefs and Western influences.
Bollywood DJ Rekhia spins beats the first Thursday of every month at Basement Bhangra (S.O.B.’s).
Hear the Nordic chamber music at the Risør Chamber Music Festival–the first in the U.S. (Carnegie Hall).
Take in Schubert’s Winterreise, performed by Met Opera tenor Adam Klein (Saturday, Gershwin Hotel).