Archive for September, 2016

Gilbert, Kožená and Philharmonic bring a fresh, modern touch to Berlioz and Rimsky – Sep 30, 2016

There was a revivifying freshness about the New York Philharmonic’s Thursday …

Met’s “Bohème” offers vocal highlights with room for dramatic growth – Sep 29, 2016

It’s baaaack. Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème, which has …

“Don Giovanni” revival offers middling Mozart at the Met – Sep 28, 2016

Talk about an anti-climax. The night after the Metropolitan Opera opened …

Met opens season with a dark yet musically triumphant “Tristan” – Sep 27, 2016

A Tristan und Isolde that takes cues from Das Boot might …

“New World” opens Philharmonic season with a New York state of mind – Sep 23, 2016

There are pieces that certain orchestras just seem to own outright.  …

Miller celebrates Steve Reich at 80 with “Variations” – Sep 16, 2016

Variation form is easily the most common tool in a composer’s …

In “Aleko” and “Pagliacci,” New York City Opera finds its stride – Sep 09, 2016

Watching this cannily judged double bill from New York City Opera—the …

Miranda Cuckson champions Michael Hersch at Spectrum – Sep 08, 2016

Wednesday night at Spectrum was the opening concert in a three-day …

Critic’s Choice for 2016-17 season – Sep 05, 2016

Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at the Metropolitan Opera
September 26-October 27…

Worlds collide and a quiet gem stands out at Here and Now Festival – Sep 01, 2016

There’s a variety show going on at Bargemusic over the Labor …


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