Archive for October, 2015

After a slow start, Beczała displays fire and charm at Zankel Hall – Oct 31, 2015

Sometimes, the trajectory of a recital is beyond explanation.

Piotr Beczała, …

A diva brings intimate conviction to a diva in Met’s “Tosca” – Oct 30, 2015
There’s nothing quite like the return of the prodigal diva to…
Escher Quartet’s profound artistry makes powerful case for Zemlinsky – Oct 30, 2015

There is an ongoing fascination surrounding Alexander Zemlinsky. A well-known composer …

Sibelius quartet offers the highlight in uneven Yale in New York concert – Oct 26, 2015

“Celebrating Nielsen and Sibelius” was the theme of Sunday evening’s concert …

The past is prologue in John Eaton’s ritualized music – Oct 24, 2015

Composer John Eaton has had an admirable career. And from the …

Nelsons, Boston Symphony close Carnegie stand with mixed Russian program – Oct 24, 2015
Thursday night’s Boston Symphony Orchestra concert at Carnegie Hall—the finale of…
Philharmonic Biennial to offer a smorgasbord of new music – Oct 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic began the season with an intriguing “save …

Met’s mobbed-up “Rigoletto” shines even more brilliantly the third time around – Oct 21, 2015

Rigoletto is back at the Metropolitan Opera in Michael Mayer’s production …

Música Temprana makes Peruvian program dance in American debut – Oct 20, 2015

When the director of Música Temprana told an audience in Manhattan …

From Lara to Léhar, two singers rove widely in London Foundation opener – Oct 19, 2015

Continuing a series that has furnished several memorable small-venue recitals over …