Archive for November, 2017

“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 …

Alla Francesca offers a colorful program of medieval Jewish rarities – Nov 06, 2017

The organization calls itself “Music Before 1800” but “Music before 1750” …

The past is prologue for Borowiak’s program of Chopin and Pelosi – Nov 06, 2017

On Sunday night, Mateusz Borowiak opened a series of concerts he …

Botstein leads The Orchestra Now in rare symphonies by Herrmann, Korngold – Nov 04, 2017

 “A Night Not at the Movies”—no symphony orchestra has used that …

Philharmonic festival continues with rousing Bernstein, “enhanced” Gershwin – Nov 03, 2017

“Rhapsody in Blue is not a real composition,” wrote Leonard Bernstein …

Slow out of the gate, Met’s iron “Butterfly” belatedly provides the tears – Nov 03, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera is fortunate indeed to have Anthony Minghella’s production …