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Lucy Crowe’s art shines on a mixed night – Apr 10, 2014

It is both the gift and the curse of live performance that…

Korngold Piano Quintet gleams in Chamber Music Society program – Apr 07, 2014

Strict chronological programming, as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center have…

Two principals lift maladroit conducting in Met’s “Arabella” – Apr 04, 2014

Richard Strauss’s Arabella is probably not anyone’s idea of an ideal love…

Despite Teztlaff’s epic fail, Orpheus shines in Hungarian season finale – Mar 30, 2014

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra wrapped up their 41st season on Saturday at…

Singers reach the promised land in “Moses,” while ASO wanders in the desert – Mar 28, 2014

Between Bard Summerscape and the American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein has made…

Mehta, Israel Phil and soloists come up short in Carnegie program – Mar 21, 2014

There was the obligatory, if half-hearted, anti-Israel protest outside Carnegie Hall on…

It’s ladies night for the new cast in the Met’s venerable “La Boheme” – Mar 20, 2014

When the umpteenth run of the Franco Zefirelli production of Puccini’s La Bohème opened…

Dudamel, LA Phil open stand with powerful Corigliano and austere Tchaikovsky – Mar 17, 2014

Presenting a program with two full-length symphonies is an adventurous proposition—Such a…

Damrau rises above disastrous staging in Met’s narcoleptic “Sonnambula” – Mar 15, 2014

Bellini’s La Sonnambula is a goofy opera to begin with. The music…

Xiayin Wang puts a personal stamp on music from Haydn to Danielpour – Mar 11, 2014

A recital at Alice Tully Hall Monday offered a glimpse of a…

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