Archive for May, 2017

Restored to life, New York City Opera plans an adventurous mix for 2017-18 season – May 25, 2017

The revived New York City Opera, which has vaulted to musical …

CONTACT! wraps season with strong performances, weak presentation – May 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic’s CONTACT! new music series came to its …

May 25 – May 22, 2017

Nouveau Classical Project
Olga Bell: Initiative
Gabrielle Herbst: Where is my …

Chamber Music Society closes season with simple homegrown pleasures – May 22, 2017

What is America, exactly?

That was the question asked Sunday afternoon …

Gilbert creatively disrupts concert tradition with the Philharmonic – May 20, 2017

One of the most striking things about Friday night’s New York …

Chung’s engaging artistry shows through in uneven Carnegie return – May 19, 2017

The “feat of strength,” it seems, holds an irresistible allure even …

Botstein, ASO reveal the mystical Elgar in “The Apostles” – May 13, 2017

Does the world really need a Wagnerian oratorio?  Edward Elgar thought …

Chamber Music Society serves up polished program, from Mozart to Shostakovich – May 10, 2017
The hits just kept coming Tuesday night in Alice Tully Hall,…
Philadelphia Orchestra offers strong symphonies and a poignant appearance by a pianist – May 10, 2017

There is a poignant agony to witnessing one’s idols fade and …

The Met marks 50th anniversary at Lincoln Center with a marathon of golden singing – May 08, 2017

For fifty years now, the Metropolitan Opera House has been the …