Archive for March, 2017

Reich, Prestini works provide the highlights with American Composers Orchestra – Mar 25, 2017

The American Composers Orchestra’s concert Friday night in Zankel Hall had …

Stoyanova and de León deliver gripping vocalism in Met’s “Aida” – Mar 24, 2017

For such a staple of the repertoire, Verdi’s grand Egyptian tragedy …

Chamber Music Society travels light and heavy in Prokofiev, Lyapunov   – Mar 24, 2017

Although the composing careers of Sergei Prokofiev and Sergei Mikhaylovich Lyapunov …

March 25 – Mar 23, 2017

Metropolitan Opera
Mozart: Idomeneo
Matthew Polenzani, Alice Coote, Elza van den …

Harpsichordist Esfahani breaks on through to the other side – Mar 22, 2017

Mahan Esfahani is a unique musician, but it’s not because he …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 21, 2017

Start with the best ensemble name in classical music: International Street …

Garanča delivers a season highlight in brilliant Carnegie recital – Mar 20, 2017

When A-list opera stars appear at Carnegie Hall, their recitals tend …

Chamber Music Society proves magnifique in French program – Mar 20, 2017

A consistent complaint about classical music presenters is that they too …

Met’s superb ensemble cast rises to the challenge of Beethoven’s “Fidelio” – Mar 17, 2017

Among our most revered composers, few struggled so mightily as Beethoven. …

Salonen’s new Cello Concerto a mixed bag of cool from Ma, Philharmonic – Mar 16, 2017

Two major musical planets aligned Wednesday night in David Geffen Hall, …