Archive for February, 2018

Critic’s Choice – Feb 28, 2018

So, what’s new?  Well, there’s Philip Glass’s String Quartet No. 8, …

Uchida opens Schubert series in mesmerizing fashion – Feb 27, 2018

On Monday night, Mitsuko Uchida went to the piano and meditated …

When symphonic worlds collide: Dudamel closes Vienna Philharmonic stand with Ives, Tchaikovsky – Feb 26, 2018

“One laughs, the other weeps.”  Brahms’s terse description of his two …

Dudamel and Vienna Philharmonic a jarring mismatch in middle Carnegie program – Feb 25, 2018

The expectations game cuts both ways. With an orchestra like the …

Gersen plays it straight with Philharmonic’s American program – Feb 24, 2018

A year ago, the New York Philharmonic let Joshua Gersen drive …

Met’s “Butterfly” revival fails to take flight – Feb 23, 2018

Madama Butterfly returned to the Metropolitan Opera Thursday night for a …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 21, 2018

The Wandelweiser group continues to circle the islands of New York …

March 20 – Feb 20, 2018

Juilliard415
Leclair: Overture in D Major, Op. 13, No. 2
Boismortier: …

Met’s “Semiramide” delivers a visual and bel canto feast – Feb 20, 2018

While figure skating was in full swing at the Winter Olympics …

Mezzos to the max at the George London Foundation Finals – Feb 17, 2018

Throughout the season at the Morgan Library, audiences get to hear …