Archive for March, 2016

“Reflection Now!” as Ensemble ACJW kicks up the sawdust – Mar 30, 2016

As more ensembles make their way across the East River to …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 29, 2016

Miller Theatre is not only located uptown, it is the leading …

Pianist Shiran Wang displays passion and precision at Zankel Hall – Mar 26, 2016

There’s something about the concert as a cultural event – not …

José Menor delivers eloquent tribute on 100th anniversary of Granados death – Mar 26, 2016

Enrique Granados came to New York in 1916 for the Metropolitan …

With Met’s “Roberto Devereux” premiere, Radvanovsky crowns her Tudor tour-de-force – Mar 25, 2016

Perhaps it was mere coincidence that the belated Metropolitan Opera premiere …

Lerdahl, Rihm works illuminate Chamber Music Society program – Mar 25, 2016

What actually is “new music”? There is music that is new …

The sheep are willing but the spirit is weak in Andriessen’s didactic “Materie” – Mar 23, 2016

Einstein demonstrated that matter and energy are one, merely different states …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 22, 2016

The Seattle Symphony’s 2014 Carnegie Hall performance of John Luther Adams’ …

Serkin’s stellar playing makes the strongest case for Reger in mixed ASO program – Mar 19, 2016

Under longtime music director Leon Botstein the American Symphony Orchestra has …

Opolais and Alagna at their heights in an unforgettable Met “Butterfly” – Mar 18, 2016

There’s nothing half-way about Madama Butterfly. A star vehicle if there …