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Gardiner and a strong cast bring Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo” to life – May 02, 2015

Not many early music concerts are sell-out attractions as with programs of…

Röschmann and Uchida make simpatico partners in heartfelt night of lieder – Apr 23, 2015

Though neither is a particularly “flashy” musician, the pairing of soprano Dorothea…

Copland and Stravinsky prove amiable companions in Chamber Music Society program – Apr 20, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center put together another rich and…

Met’s new verismo double bill offers a static “Cav” and memorable “Pag” – Apr 15, 2015

The “day-night double-header” is a beloved oddity of the baseball season. In…

Subculture lets the dogs out with tribute to George Crumb at 85 – Apr 12, 2015

The music of George Crumb may not feel as “out there” today…

Mezzo Cargill shows impressive artistry in lieder recital – Apr 11, 2015

There was an old-school quality to Karen Cargill’s Weill Hall recital program…

With a stale third cast and conductor, Met’s “Aida” buried, not quite alive – Apr 10, 2015

Verdi’s Aida is one of the most beloved works in the operatic…

Kernis work stands out in Chamber Music Society’s contemporary program – Apr 03, 2015

The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse is easily one of the most chic…

Met’s “Don Carlo” impressive individually, a work in progress collectively – Mar 31, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera was fairly well packed on Monday for the return…

Stober makes pleasing impression in generous recital at Weill Hall – Mar 28, 2015

It is indeed possible to have too much of a good thing.…

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