Archive for April, 2015

Met’s new verismo double bill offers a static “Cav” and memorable “Pag” – Apr 15, 2015

The “day-night double-header” is a beloved oddity of the baseball season. …

MATA opens festival with a multiplicity of styles and directions – Apr 15, 2015

Todd Tarantino, executive director of MATA, opened its 2015 festival Tuesday …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 13, 2015

This is a week of difficult choices for anyone craving the …

Haimovitz and O’Riley team up for intimate and revelatory Beethoven – Apr 12, 2015

Cellist Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O’Riley, at the fortepiano, played Beethoven’s …

Subculture lets the dogs out with tribute to George Crumb at 85 – Apr 12, 2015

The music of George Crumb may not feel as “out there” …

Mezzo Cargill shows impressive artistry in lieder recital – Apr 11, 2015

There was an old-school quality to Karen Cargill’s Weill Hall recital …

New Juilliard Ensemble offers a varied array of new music – Apr 11, 2015

The New Juilliard Ensemble presented a program spotlighting winners of its …

Bach and Lachenmann converge and contrast at Miller Theatre – Apr 10, 2015

The “Bach, Revisited” series at Miller Theatre collapses the past into …

With a stale third cast and conductor, Met’s “Aida” buried, not quite alive – Apr 10, 2015

Verdi’s Aida is one of the most beloved works in the …

Batiashvili and Leleux strike sparks in uneven Philharmonic concert – Apr 09, 2015

Lisa Batiashvili has been delighting audiences at Avery Fisher Hall for …