Archive for December, 2016

Serkin bridges five centuries of keyboard music with probing recital at 92Y – Dec 11, 2016

Last month pianist Jeremy Denk played a recital at Alice Tully …

Paik, Bělohlávek polish Beethoven to a fine sheen with Philharmonic – Dec 09, 2016

Thursday night, at age 70, the Seoul-born, Juilliard-trained, Paris-based pianist Kun …

Hvorostovsky withdraws from Met’s “Onegin” – Dec 08, 2016

Dmitri Hvorostovsky has withdrawn from the upcoming Metropolitan Opera performances of …

Trifonov’s artistry provides a historic piano night at Carnegie Hall – Dec 08, 2016

The combination of a Russian pianist, the music of Robert Schumann, …

Mirror Visions Ensemble winningly reflects the holiday season – Dec 07, 2016

From its self-description, one might think Mirror Visions Ensemble should be …

A riveting Racette ignites in Met’s “Salome” – Dec 06, 2016

It is one of the defining features of live performance that …

Chamber Music Society opens Baroque month with a feast of solo Bach – Dec 05, 2016

One could go to fifty concerts at Alice Tully Hall without …

yMusic serves up two world premieres in Carnegie debut – Dec 03, 2016

Over 250 years after Haydn launched the string quartet, the genre …

Saariaho’s “L’Amour” makes a luminous and mesmerizing Met debut – Dec 02, 2016

In the beginning, there were the stars. They winked, one by …

Labadie, Philharmonic and soloists serve up the full Wolfgang, with élan and exuberance – Dec 02, 2016

Allegro aperto–the unusual tempo marking at the beginning of Mozart’s Flute …