Archive for January, 2014

Alice Coote’s effortful French program lost in translation – Jan 31, 2014

There were no excuses given in Thursday’s introductory speech at Zankel …

Body and soul, Steven Schick displays his percussion mastery – Jan 31, 2014

In an interview on radio station WKCR the day before his …

Monk, Rattle and Mutter to roll at Carnegie Hall in 2014-15 season – Jan 29, 2014

Carnegie Hall announced their 2014-15 season Thursday, with programs of classical …

Salon/Sanctuary’s Rossi program gains with Profeti ensemble – Jan 27, 2014

If you’ve never heard the music of Salomone Rossi, you’re not …

Fleming returns to “Rusalka” with touching portrayal and vocal unease – Jan 24, 2014

Returning to a touchstone role is a tricky thing—a star singer …

Ailing Matsuev cancels Carnegie dates, all touring – Jan 23, 2014

Denis Matsuev has cancelled his January 30 Carnegie Hall recital along …

Philharmonic to offer a feast of new music and guest artists in 2014-15 – Jan 23, 2014

The New York Philharmonic announced its 2014-15 season, their sixth under …

“Rusalka” remains a favorite vocal touchstone for Renée Fleming – Jan 21, 2014

Nobody can accuse Renée Fleming of being a creature of habit.…

Compelling and mysterious, the inner Bartók is explored by the Takács Quartet – Jan 19, 2014

The Takács Quartet has been the leading interpreter of the Bartók …

Netrebko’s back and in top form in Met’s “Elixir” – Jan 18, 2014

Anna Netrebko returned to the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Donizetti’s L’Elisir …