Archive for November, 2013

With a timely replacement, Philharmonic’s Mozart and Britten program finds the common thread – Nov 27, 2013

The New York Philharmonic’s Tuesday night concert fell a little oddly …

New cast and conductor for Met’s “Onegin” bring mixed results – Nov 24, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera’s attractive, naturalistic new production of Eugene Onegin continues …

On Britten’s 100th, Robertson, soloists and the St. Louis Symphony deliver an unforgettable “Peter Grimes” at Carnegie Hall – Nov 23, 2013

Benjamin Britten was born 100 years ago Friday and in Carnegie …

Met’s venerable “Rosenkavalier” blooms anew – Nov 23, 2013

As New York’s silvery autumn approaches its end, the Metropolitan Opera …

Nelson Freire delivers refined passion in a varied and intimate program – Nov 21, 2013

No one will ever accuse Nelson Freire of being showy.

He …

The past is prologue for Charles Wuorinen’s individual art – Nov 21, 2013

The music of Charles Wuorinen – who is celebrating his 75th …

Tucker Foundation gala offers a starry all-American lineup – Nov 18, 2013

Avery Fisher Hall paid witness to a more than usually imposing …

Alarm Will Sound shows the Reich stuff at Met Museum – Nov 17, 2013

After a culturally intriguing but musically unsatisfying year with DJ Spooky, …

Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony bring a natural eloquence to Mahler’s Ninth – Nov 15, 2013

It is uncommon in the extreme to hear the two-note melody …

New cast strikes sparks in Met’s ground-breaking Sin City “Rigoletto” – Nov 12, 2013

Peter Gelb, general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, has been clear …