Archive for November, 2015

Pianist Takács explores middle-period Beethoven with a little help from a friend – Nov 14, 2015

Peter Takács has made a life’s work of understanding, teaching and, …

An enchanted Spanish evening from Leonard and Isbin – Nov 13, 2015

At the intermission of Isabel Leonard and Sharon Isbin’s recital in …

Trifonov leads off Philharmonic’s Rach fest with double play – Nov 12, 2015

The New York Philharmonic on Wednesday began what promises to be …

Josefowicz hits late groove with contemporary works – Nov 11, 2015

“Interesting” is a slippery adjective that can be used to praise …

Chamber Music Society finds beauty among the thorns in contemporary program – Nov 07, 2015

No single performer with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center …

Petersen finds humanity in the darkness of Met’s visually stunning “Lulu” – Nov 06, 2015

Near the end of Act 2 of Alban Berg’s Lulu, as …

Kissin’s singular artistry illuminates Beethoven warhorse, Spanish rarities – Nov 04, 2015

At first glance, it was tempting to call Evgeny Kissin’s Tuesday …

“Hagoromo” offers moments of beauty amid words of banality – Nov 04, 2015

The divide and the distance between heaven and earth is the …