Archive for May, 2016

Otherworldly sounds from Robertson, Philharmonic in Holst’s “The Planets” – May 28, 2016

Fresh from last week’s all-Richard Strauss concert with the MET Orchestra, …

Levine’s Met journey comes to an end with memorable Wagner – May 27, 2016

The musical story of the season—if not the last several seasons—has …

JACK Quartet launches NY Phil Biennial with edgy brilliance – May 24, 2016

“We are all going in different directions.” John Cage stated that …

Fleming, MET Orchestra soar in Strauss – May 23, 2016

The Metropolitan Opera’s season is over, but MET Orchestra concerts at …

Ekmeles conjures practical magic with Lang and Gervasoni – May 22, 2016

Ekmeles’ concert Saturday night at the DiMenna Center turned out to …

Levine leads MET Orchestra in a moving, valedictory “Pathetique” – May 20, 2016

During the MET Orchestra’s performance of the emotional finale of Tchaikovsky’s …

Cano proves the more able at London Foundation finale – May 16, 2016

The concert season is drawing to a close, and on Sunday …

Yuja shows familiar flash but a lack of depth in Carnegie recital – May 15, 2016

Concerts are, to some extent, an expectations game in one way …

Lang Lang behaves, while Philadelphia Orchestra and audience don’t at Carnegie – May 12, 2016

There’s no question that the Yannick Nézet-Séguin star is ascendant, and …

Darmstadt Institute goes back to the future, brilliantly – May 12, 2016

Darmstadt Institute New York exists to bring to the city new …