Archive for 2017

Gardiner and colleagues open Monteverdi cycle with an enthralling “L’Orfeo” – Oct 19, 2017

The first opera, which was not preserved, was probably written in …

A mixed outing for Vengerov but Montreal Symphony impresses at Carnegie Hall – Oct 19, 2017

The “comeback” is one of the music world’s favorite storylines—the superstar …

Chamber Music Society shows how it’s done with all-Mozart season opener – Oct 18, 2017

What better way for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center …

Adès and friends offer a rewarding afternoon of song – Oct 16, 2017

It’s the month of Thomas Adès in New York. Next week …

After a slow start, bracing vocalism carries Met’s sumptuous “Turandot” – Oct 13, 2017

No one would accuse Turandot of subtlety. Where Puccini’s other masterworks …

Music from the North with Andsnes, Paavo Järvi and Philharmonic – Oct 13, 2017

Is geography destiny? Does proximity make for greater understanding?

The classical …

American Symphony Orchestra lives up to its name with “Sounds of Democracy”   – Oct 12, 2017

The American Symphony Orchestra lived up to its name Wednesday night …

Orchestra Moderne NYC debuts with a program on the American immigration experience – Oct 08, 2017

Orchestra Moderne NYC, the spanking-new symphonic ensemble founded by conductor Amy …

Pierre Boulez illuminated in time and space at the Park Avenue Armory – Oct 07, 2017

Entering the Wade Thompson Drill Hall at the Park Avenue Armory …

Philadelphia Orchestra and two-and-a-half pianists open Carnegie season with mixed American program – Oct 05, 2017

The audience at Carnegie Hall’s season-opening gala Wednesday night was in …