Archive for April, 2016

Utah Symphony shows versatility in return to Carnegie Hall – Apr 30, 2016

The Utah Symphony made its first appearance at Carnegie Hall in …

Chamber Music Society closes Kaplan season with new music smorgasbord – Apr 29, 2016

Like any other classical repertoire, contemporary works are at their most …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 26, 2016

Call it the consolation of the classics: the fundamental pleasure of …

Whitman settings fare best in Secret Opera’s evening of staged song cycles – Apr 24, 2016

We are at an interesting moment in American opera: even as …

Brilliant singing triumphs over flaws in Met’s “Abduction” – Apr 23, 2016

As his special chair rose from the pit at the Metropolitan …

Gilbert, Philharmonic find cosmic balance with Mahler, Sibelius – Apr 21, 2016

Shortly after the premiere of his Symphony No. 3, Jean Sibelius …

Eben’s music proves most compelling at Ullmann Project concert – Apr 21, 2016

The Ullmann Project is an effort initiated by soprano Dominique Hellsten …

Baltimore Symphony offers compelling Puts, uninspired Mahler – Apr 18, 2016

There was a dual celebration in Carnegie Hall last night. The …

Stemme, Meier light a fire in Met’s probing “Elektra” – Apr 15, 2016

So often in recent years, the Metropolitan Opera has been afflicted …

Levine to retire from Met at end of season – Apr 15, 2016

The Metropolitan Opera announced Thursday morning that music director James Levine …