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“Blank Out” reenvisions opera with 3D film, video, electronics at Park Avenue Armory – Sep 22, 2017

Blank Out, the multimedia piece for soprano and 3D film by …

Time’s Arrow Festival hits the mark with launch of Webern odyssey – Sep 13, 2017

The composer Anton Webern once responded to public incomprehension of his …

Women composers (and performers) reign at Bargemusic – Aug 31, 2017

Many of the composers now making waves in concert halls are …

Dell’Arte Opera serves up a racy and exuberant “La Calisto” – Aug 13, 2017

The god Jove’s job description surely includes something besides donning disguises …

Repertoire favorites provide a summer glow at Chamber Music Society – Jul 10, 2017

The hits will just keep coming this month at the Chamber …

A mixed night of Mahler from Salonen, MET Orchestra – Jun 01, 2017

 Gustav Mahler never composed an opera, but he was a legendary …

Botstein, ASO reveal the mystical Elgar in “The Apostles” – May 13, 2017

Does the world really need a Wagnerian oratorio?  Edward Elgar thought …

Chamber Music Society serves up polished program, from Mozart to Shostakovich – May 10, 2017
The hits just kept coming Tuesday night in Alice Tully Hall,…
Davies premiere, lost-and-found Stravinsky highlight Salonen’s Philharmonic program – Apr 28, 2017

The New York Philharmonic waxed philosophical Thursday night in heady works …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 26, 2017

Philip Glass’s 1980 work A Madrigal Opera hasn’t had the recognition …