Archive for October, 2017

Pianist Zhang provides the highlights with China NCPA Orchestra – Oct 31, 2017

There’s a battle-tested formula for visiting international orchestras: when a Russian …

Crocetto and Nelson brighten a bleak Sunday for George London Foundation – Oct 30, 2017

The 21st season of the George London Foundation’s recitals at the …

From New Haven to Vienna, Chamber Music Society program proves delightful – Oct 30, 2017

After church let out, the subject turned to earthly love Sunday …

Trifonov brings fresh illumination to Chopin in Carnegie recital – Oct 29, 2017

Take a piece that classical pianists have been playing for nearly …

Adès’ “Exterminating Angel” proves spellbinding in Met’s American premiere – Oct 27, 2017

At the Metropolitan Opera, the memorable performances usually happen with great …

Schwarz, Juilliard Orchestra deliver stellar advocacy for neglected American composers – Oct 27, 2017

In the middle of the last century, there was a group …

Gilbert, Bell open Philharmonic’s Bernstein festival with cool brilliance – Oct 26, 2017

“How barren is the Mozart style without Mozart!” the musicologist Eric …

Moving into new stage, Fleming displays familiar artistry at Carnegie Hall – Oct 24, 2017

Last spring, Renée Fleming announced that she would be leaving the …

Picker’s darkly poetic “Dolores Claiborne” makes powerful impact at City Opera – Oct 23, 2017

Contemporary pieces have been a major focus of the rebooted New …

JACK Quartet wraps homegrown series with humor and mysticism – Oct 22, 2017

It’s a rare concert program that makes John Zorn sound like …