Archive for April, 2014

Lang’s “mystery sonatas” premiere compelling while Cage’s “Indeterminacy” fails to live up to name – Apr 30, 2014

David Lang’s “collected stories” series at Zankel Hall concluded Thursday evening …

New York Classical Review Wants You – Apr 28, 2014

New York Classical Review is looking for new writers to join …

Flux Quartet’s artistry makes Feldman’s six-hour opus an engrossing experience – Apr 27, 2014

Six hours of one uninterrupted piece of music might seem boring …

Hamelin provides the highlight in mixed Philharmonic program – Apr 25, 2014

Why is it that orchestras composed of the world’s finest musicians …

Venue and technology prove Achilles’ heels for “hero” program at Zankel – Apr 23, 2014

David Lang holds the Debs Composer’s Chair for the current Carnegie …

Camarena subs magnificently for Florez in the Met’s “Cenerentola” – Apr 22, 2014

Javier Camarena is having his moment and enjoying it too. The …

Cornish’s chamber music proves more repetitious than rewarding – Apr 22, 2014

Film music has had an on-again, off-again relationship with the Western …

Flux Quartet ready for full immersion in Feldman’s six-hour String Quartet No. 2 – Apr 19, 2014

What is it like to experience a six-hour piece of music? …

Peretyatko makes spectacular Met debut in “Puritani” – Apr 18, 2014

The last woman to sing Elvira in Bellini’s I Puritani at …

Currier premiere provides the highlight in Chamber Music Society’s contemporary program – Apr 18, 2014

Concerts of new music—not just premieres—are so predominately tonal these days …