Archive for March, 2015

Met’s “Don Carlo” impressive individually, a work in progress collectively – Mar 31, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera was fairly well packed on Monday for the …

Stober makes pleasing impression in generous recital at Weill Hall – Mar 28, 2015

It is indeed possible to have too much of a good …

Botstein’s intriguing program of post-mortem rarities needs more life from podium – Mar 27, 2015

“Opus Posthumous” was the title of the American Symphony Orchestra’s Thursday …

Aided by Josefowicz’s fire, Adams returns to form with “Scheherazade.2” – Mar 27, 2015

John Adams has lately seemed in danger of being spoiled by …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 25, 2015

The Argento Ensemble’s “Mahler as New York Contemporary” series has been …

In Arnone’s hands, Finnissy’s piano music proves spellbinding – Mar 24, 2015

There are two days remaining in the Michael Finnissy Retrospective at …

Sierra and Costanzo wrap London series with mixed recital – Mar 23, 2015

Winter may be showing signs of abatement in New York, but …

Young and old lions roar in Met’s retro “Ernani” – Mar 21, 2015

The sentiment of Friday’s performance of Ernani at the Metropolitan opera …

Robertson, St. Louis Symphony inflame and illuminate Debussy, Monk and Tchaikovsky – Mar 21, 2015

In some circles, David Robertson is a hoped-for replacement for Alan …

Wayward Sisters offer naughty but nice traversal of mountebanks’ music – Mar 20, 2015

The Wayward Sisters weren’t all sisters and the composers on their …