Archive for February, 2014

With new cast members Met’s Baroque “Island” pastiche still enchants – Feb 27, 2014

A hit for the Metropolitan Opera when it premiered on New …

After slack start, Welser-Most, VPO reach the heights with Bruckner – Feb 27, 2014

The second Vienna Philharmonic concert in Carnegie Hall’s “Vienna: City of …

Carnegie’s “Vienna: City of Dreams” festival off to a drowsy start under Welser-Möst – Feb 26, 2014

Franz Welser-Möst can be a frustrating conductor. There is no question …

For now, Gotham Chamber Opera is happy to remain small yet significant – Feb 24, 2014

The obvious question to ask of Gotham Chamber Opera is also …

Mesmerizing and beguiling, Roger Reynolds’s music receives its due at Miller Theatre – Feb 24, 2014

Hearing the sounds is what makes things happen,” said Roger Reynolds …

Philadelphia Orchestra, Moser deliver electrifying Beethoven and Shostakovich – Feb 23, 2014

They’ve been talking about “Yannick’s Eroica” quite a bit in Philadelphia—it’s …

Philharmonic clarinetist decides that Chicago is his kind of town after all – Feb 21, 2014

Stephen Williamson, who has performed as principal clarinet with the New …

Kaufmann’s Carnegie recital displays the true artistry beneath the celebrity – Feb 21, 2014

A Jonas Kaufmann recital at Carnegie Hall is a great event, …

JACK Quartet reveals the harsh beauty of Lachenmann’s music – Feb 20, 2014

Even for those listeners who seek out new and contemporary music, …

Carnegie Hall to lead citywide festival exploring Vienna’s rich musical history – Feb 19, 2014

If any single place on the globe can be described as …


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