Archive for October, 2017

Adès and friends offer a rewarding afternoon of song – Oct 16, 2017

It’s the month of Thomas Adès in New York. Next week …

After a slow start, bracing vocalism carries Met’s sumptuous “Turandot” – Oct 13, 2017

No one would accuse Turandot of subtlety. Where Puccini’s other masterworks …

Music from the North with Andsnes, Paavo Järvi and Philharmonic – Oct 13, 2017

Is geography destiny? Does proximity make for greater understanding?

The classical …

American Symphony Orchestra lives up to its name with “Sounds of Democracy”   – Oct 12, 2017

The American Symphony Orchestra lived up to its name Wednesday night …

Orchestra Moderne NYC debuts with a program on the American immigration experience – Oct 08, 2017

Orchestra Moderne NYC, the spanking-new symphonic ensemble founded by conductor Amy …

Pierre Boulez illuminated in time and space at the Park Avenue Armory – Oct 07, 2017

Entering the Wade Thompson Drill Hall at the Park Avenue Armory …

Philadelphia Orchestra and two-and-a-half pianists open Carnegie season with mixed American program – Oct 05, 2017

The audience at Carnegie Hall’s season-opening gala Wednesday night was in …

Philharmonic jettisons ambitious Geffen Hall renovation – Oct 05, 2017

Perhaps the most highly anticipated challenge to Jaap van Zweden’s tenure …

A soprano’s affecting debut highlights Met’s big-voiced “Bohème” – Oct 03, 2017

A constant presence at the Metropolitan Opera since 1981, the Franco …

Blue Heron opens Music Before 1800 season with subtle Ockeghem – Oct 02, 2017

According to those in the know, two qualities in music highly …