Archive for November, 2017

Quicksilver’s “Cabinet of Curiosities” explores neglected Baroque masters – Nov 20, 2017

The composer Dittersdorf once complained that his young friend Mozart was …

New York Choral Society delights with rare Schubert and Thompson – Nov 19, 2017

David Hayes and the New York Choral Society performed an exquisite …

Trifonov’s concerto a rare epic fail; Gergiev, Mariinsky save evening with Prokofiev – Nov 16, 2017

The latest installment of Daniil Trifonov’s Perspectives Series at Carnegie Hall …

With lustrous singing by Pérez, Met’s “Thaïs” eventually sees the light – Nov 12, 2017

Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. is an odd time to open …

NYCO celebrates Argento at 90 with two tragicomic character portraits – Nov 10, 2017

The new incarnation of New York City Opera seems intent on …

“Quixote” rallies and “Kaddish” bristles at Philharmonic’s Bernstein Festival – Nov 10, 2017

The story improves with each retelling: November 14, 1943, the New …

Fung premiere headlines Chamber Music Society program of new works – Nov 10, 2017

If there is such a thing as “reverse deconstruction,” that’s what …

Mehta, Israel Philharmonic stay largely on the surface in Mahler’s epic Third – Nov 09, 2017

In its last few trips to Carnegie Hall, the Israel Philharmonic …

Levin-ized Mozart Mass proves the highlight of American Classical Orchestra program – Nov 08, 2017

It was clear where conductor Thomas Crawford’s priorities were in Tuesday …

New works stand out in American Composers Orchestra’s 40th anniversary program – Nov 08, 2017

There was a bit of a box-checking feel to the American …