Vivien Schweitzer

Vivien Schweitzer, a frequent contributor to The Economist and The New York Times, is a pianist and the author of A Mad Love: An Introduction to Opera.

Beethoven Underground

One ensemble bids farewell, with another just getting started

by Vivien Schweitzer | Thursday, November 02, 2023

Night Visitors

The power of music at a New York City soup kitchen

by Vivien Schweitzer | Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Not Your Parents’ New York Phil

Opening night at David Geffen Hall was an attempt to reconcile with an institution’s past and map out a way for the future

by Vivien Schweitzer | Monday, February 13, 2023

The Ephemeral Art

How a Russian impresario revolutionized dance

by Vivien Schweitzer | Thursday, September 01, 2022