Archive for September, 2015

Radvanovsky leads off Met’s Donizetti triptych with a memorable “Anna Bolena” – Sep 27, 2015

When a singer is as well established as Sondra Radvanovsky, it …

Hvorostovsky’s return adds emotion to Met’s dramatic “Trovatore” – Sep 26, 2015

Friday night had the feel of a reunion at the Metropolitan …

Kalhous’ wide-ranging remix proves fascinating at Spectrum – Sep 26, 2015

Playlists are everywhere, except for classical music concerts. The ability to …

Amernet Quartet provides energetic advocacy for new American works – Sep 25, 2015

The Amernet String Quartet played a fine concert at Bargemusic in …

Soprano Gerzmava shines brightly in Met’s “Turandot” – Sep 24, 2015

Following Monday night’s Otello season-opener, Wednesday was business as usual at …

Despite drab staging, magnificent singing and conducting make for a triumphant Met “Otello” – Sep 22, 2015

The playbill cover for the Metropolitan Opera’s season-opening production of Verdi’s …

Worlds collide with Steen-Andersen’s visuals overwhelming his rigid music – Sep 18, 2015

Danish composer and performer Simon Steen-Andersen opened the Miller Theatre season …

Fleming and Emerson Quartet convey dark poignance of Berg – Sep 17, 2015

Having grown used to seeing her tread the boards at the …

Pärt’s music fills and transcends the Temple of Dendur – Sep 12, 2015

Arvo Pärt’s music reaches far past the audience for classical music, …

Three stellar sopranos open Resonant Bodies festival with strong, deep music – Sep 10, 2015

Resonant Bodies is the name of an inventive festival, now in …