Archive for February, 2017

Critic’s Choice – Feb 28, 2017

Don Byron, the eclectic jazz clarinetist whose hit track “Charley’s Prelude” …

Cuban early-music group Ars Longa makes a lively New York debut – Feb 27, 2017

The event was a kind of simulation — a musical recreation …

Young pianist needs seasoning, Orchestra of the Swan loses some feathers in U.S. debut – Feb 27, 2017

The little Orchestra of the Swan came into Weill Recital Hall …

Welser-Möst enlivens musical cliches with Vienna Philharmonic – Feb 25, 2017

Music is essentially a set of clichés. Ideas are only new …

Carlisle Floyd’s “Prince of Players,” a gently compelling opera of gender issues at LOTNY – Feb 24, 2017

At a time when issues of gender are front-and-center in the …

AXIOM closes its season with world-class performances – Feb 24, 2017

The program booklet for Thursday night’s concert from AXIOM, at the …

March 23 – Feb 23, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Prokofiev: Sonata in C Major …

Blomstedt, Philharmonic achieve mixed results with Beethoven – Feb 23, 2017

 It is said of long-lived conductors like Pierre Monteux and Leopold …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 22, 2017

In the last dozen years of his life, Leoš Janáček, who …

New York Festival of Song serves up an American banquet – Feb 22, 2017

Dollar for dollar, a ticket to the New York Festival of …