Archive for 2014

Top Ten Performances of 2014 – Dec 27, 2014

1. Yuja Wang in recital at Carnegie Hall

If this list …

Wilson’s triumphant Met debut lifts a long night in the desert – Dec 27, 2014

How many Aidas is enough? The Metropolitan Opera’s revival, which opened …

Met’s “Hansel and Gretel” provides entertaining holiday feast for all ages – Dec 24, 2014

Long before That’s Entertainment!, there was opera. Before the movies became …

Kotik opera creates compelling character study from Stein texts – Dec 18, 2014

Petr Kotik—composer, musician, conductor, impresario—has made a specialty of setting Gertrude …

Geoffrey Gordon is second composer commissioned by the American Music Project; JACK Quartet will premiere his Clarinet Quintet in New York – Dec 16, 2014

A Clarinet Quintet by Geoffrey Gordon is the second work commissioned …

Wolpe and Feldman—together again in rewarding NYNME program – Dec 16, 2014

From the first notes of Monday night’s New York New Music …

El Mundo finds its strut with festive seasonal offerings for Music Before 1800 – Dec 15, 2014

Unless led by musicians with marquee names—Jennifer Koh, for instance—early-music ensembles …

Yuja Wang delivers stunning artistry and blazing bravura in memorable Carnegie recital – Dec 12, 2014

Just as there are five-alarm fires, there are five-encore recitals, and …

Living large and dying beautifully: New cast brings vivid life to Met’s “Traviata” – Dec 12, 2014

These days, the motto of wasted youth is YOLO, while in …

After mixed start, Trifonov’s Liszt proves trancendental at Carnegie Hall – Dec 10, 2014

It should come as no surprise that Carnegie Hall was packed …


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