Archive for June, 2017

Petr Kotik marks 75th birthday with friends and their music – Jun 22, 2017

Petr Kotik sat on the stage at (le) poisson rouge Wednesday …

The underrated Alan Gilbert era of the New York Philharmonic – Jun 14, 2017

When Alan Gilbert began his tenure as New York Philharmonic music …

City Opera wraps pivotal season with probing “Angels in America” – Jun 11, 2017

It was one thing for the reconstituted New York City Opera …

From Ma to Mahler, Gilbert concludes Philharmonic tenure with friends old and new – Jun 09, 2017

Alan Gilbert’s tenure as the New York Philharmonic’s music director concludes …

Salonen, MET Orchestra, and Tetzlaff close Carnegie season in grand style – Jun 07, 2017

You know it’s an unusual evening with the MET Orchestra when …

Spivakov, Moscow Virtuosi mark nearly 40 years of a successful partnership – Jun 05, 2017

In the late 1970s, the Soviet Union stood at a standstill. …

Salonen, MET Orchestra offer fine Schumann; soloists save anodyne Mahler – Jun 04, 2017

By the quality of the playing that consistently rises from the …

Philharmonic’s thrilling “Rheingold” provides a high point of Gilbert’s final weeks – Jun 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert still has one more subscription weekend before his tenure …

Buechner wraps Key Pianists season with superb and offbeat Japanese program – Jun 02, 2017

There are 8,000,000 musicians in the naked city–or sometimes it seems …

A mixed night of Mahler from Salonen, MET Orchestra – Jun 01, 2017

 Gustav Mahler never composed an opera, but he was a legendary …