Archive for January, 2015

Muti, Chicago Symphony open Carnegie stand with playing of brilliant detachment – Jan 31, 2015

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and conductor Riccardo Muti mounted the stage …

Bartok’s darkness overpowers Tchaikovsky’s light in Met’s double bill – Jan 30, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera wanted to make waves and in the past …

Carnegie Hall to offer a musical multitude in 125th anniversary season – Jan 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall, under executive and artistic director Clive Gillinson, is arguably …

Bartok heats up Philharmonic program in unsettled week – Jan 29, 2015

One of the few casualties of this week’s blizzard of historic …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 28, 2015

New York City is full of some of the finest musicians …

Pomerium delivers beauty and wisdom in sacred rarities – Jan 27, 2015

The inherent strength of the early music movement is that, along …

A violin lion in winter partners with a brilliant young colleague at Carnegie Hall – Jan 24, 2015

It’s hard to imagine a more quintessential master-student pairing than Gidon …

Where’s the fire? Rushed CMS program leaves French cello sonatas short of breadth – Jan 23, 2015

In live performance, there is almost always a moment of quiet …

Salonen to assume prominent role with New York Philharmonic through 2018 – Jan 21, 2015

What’s new is more than just a question, it’s now an …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 20, 2015

Through the simple device of moving performances out of the Grace …