Archive for April, 2017

April 25 – Apr 25, 2017

Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble
Petr Kotik, conductor
Momenta Quartet
Muhal …

For an exciting first half, Cutting Edge Concerts lives up to its name – Apr 25, 2017

Cutting Edge Concerts is a puzzle. It presents new music, like …

Strong playing undone by fatigue in Weilerstein’s Bach marathon – Apr 23, 2017

It’s a shame that the 92nd Street Y isn’t thought of …

Ax’s polished technique stays on the surface of Chopin and Schubert – Apr 23, 2017

The impromptu is a deceptive form. By title alone, it may …

Spektral Quartet brings a strong, modernist wind from Chicago – Apr 22, 2017

The Windy City is known for high buildings and broad shoulders, …

New Andres concerto a highlight in mixed Philharmonic program – Apr 21, 2017

A hallmark of the Alan Gilbert era at the New York …

Bang on a Can founders’ music still iconoclastic after all these years – Apr 20, 2017

Classical concerts are nearly always presented as a means to visit …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 19, 2017

Call it New Music Tuesday. The breadth and variety of new …

Nadine Sierra wins 2017 Richard Tucker Award – Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Nadine Sierra is the winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker …

In her Met quasi-farewell Fleming strikes sparks with Garanča in new “Rosenkavalier” – Apr 14, 2017

One of the main offstage story-lines at the Met this season …