Archive for July, 2014

Secret Opera explores the lives of two famous female characters, uninterrupted – Jul 27, 2014

The Secret Opera is one of the small, imaginative opera companies …

National Youth Orchestra’s impressive Carnegie stand shows the kids are alright – Jul 23, 2014

The first thought that comes to mind seeing over 100 teenagers …

MoMa closes summer series with compelling music for string quartet – Jul 21, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art’s Summergarden concert series is, like the …

Caramoor Festival serves up bel canto rarity with Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia” – Jul 14, 2014

Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia is one of the composer’s strongest works. It …

Lorin Maazel 1930-2014 – Jul 13, 2014

The conductor Lorin Maazel, a prodigy who began his public podium …

Bolshoi Opera brings Russian rarity to Lincoln Center Festival with Rimsky’s “Tsar’s Bride” – Jul 13, 2014

A packed Avery Fisher Hall was assembled on Saturday night for …

Houston Grand Opera delivers powerful experience with “The Passenger” – Jul 11, 2014

If anything might refute Theodore Adorno’s statement that “to write a …