Archive for February, 2015

DiDonato triumphs over dismal staging in Met’s “Donna del Lago” – Feb 17, 2015

When Paul Curran’s production of La Donna del Lago opened at …

Boston’s Blue Heron warms a chilly night with early music – Feb 16, 2015

New York has escaped the brunt of the winter of 2015 …

20th-century works for strings in spotlight at Philharmonic’s “Ensembles” concert – Feb 16, 2015

The New York Philharmonic continued its Ensembles series Sunday night in …

Collaborative “Sisyphus” opera makes clever and admirable ascent – Feb 14, 2015

Experiments in Opera is the cooperative production venture of three composers, …

Poetic MacMillan concerto needs no introduction at New York Philharmonic – Feb 12, 2015

Podium introductions of new works are tricky. When approached thoughtfully by …

Mutter delivers unforgettable Sibelius with Danish National Orchestra – Feb 12, 2015

There is a substantial storehouse of music, written mostly from the …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 11, 2015

It takes little critical imagination to recommend an appearance by mezzo-soprano …

Philharmonic’s Contact! program offers an array of worthy music from Israel – Feb 10, 2015

When the New York Philharmonic started its Contact! new-music series in …

Hampson muses, brilliantly, on war and death – Feb 10, 2015

In classical music, the difference between art and artifact is made …

Marvin David Levy 1932-2015 – Feb 09, 2015

Marvin David Levy, the American composer who shot to fame at …


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