Archive for February, 2017

Two stars and imaginative fare light up Orchestre National de Lyon concert – Feb 21, 2017

Leonard Slatkin has a reputation for off-the-radar programming, and that was …

George London Foundation presents a heartening show of young opera talent – Feb 18, 2017

The George London Foundation, the brainchild of the great Canadian-American bass-baritone, …

Two brilliant stars bring Massenet’s “Werther” to searing life – Feb 17, 2017

The public loves to hate on opera for for its flimsy …

Honeck, Barnatan and Philharmonic serve up exceptional Mahler, Beethoven – Feb 16, 2017

There’s little need for any introductions: conductor Manfred Honeck is in …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 16, 2017

A piano recital by Piotr Anderszewski is always an intimate experience, …

Adès premiere, new “Norma” and “Tosca” productions in Met’s 2017-18 season – Feb 15, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera will open their 2017–18 season with the star …

Soloists, Il Pomo d’Oro explore lover’s passions for Valentine’s Day – Feb 15, 2017

Lovers abounded onstage Tuesday night at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, thanks …

Corpus Christi Church offers a pleasurable liturgical mix – Feb 13, 2017

Corpus Christi Church in Morningside Heights is the main host for …

Thrilling vocalism in “Puritani” provokes a zealous Met audience – Feb 11, 2017

In the Metropolitan Opera’s current season, it wasn’t hard to pick …

Botstein, ASO visit early 20th-century Prague – Feb 11, 2017

 The Czech lands of Bohemia and Moravia have historically been both …