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Chamber Music Society shows how it’s done with all-Mozart season opener – Oct 18, 2017

What better way for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center …

Adès and friends offer a rewarding afternoon of song – Oct 16, 2017

It’s the month of Thomas Adès in New York. Next week …

After a slow start, bracing vocalism carries Met’s sumptuous “Turandot” – Oct 13, 2017

No one would accuse Turandot of subtlety. Where Puccini’s other masterworks …

A soprano’s affecting debut highlights Met’s big-voiced “Bohème” – Oct 03, 2017

A constant presence at the Metropolitan Opera since 1981, the Franco …

Met gets new season on track with a worthy, well-sung “Hoffmann” – Sep 27, 2017

After a rocky opening night with Bellini’s Norma, the Metropolitan Opera …

DiDonato provides the sparks in Met’s grim, dramatically flat “Norma” – Sep 26, 2017

By rights, opening night at the Metropolitan Opera should be one …

Strong cast proves mostly golden in New York City Opera’s “Fanciulla” – Sep 07, 2017

Usually when we think of a great operatic evening, the image …

Dell’Arte Opera’s excellent cast wins out over intrusive politics in Janacek’s “Vixen” – Aug 20, 2017

On the heels of their successful presentation of La Calisto earlier …

Excellent playing lost amid the glitz in Mostly Mozart opener – Jul 26, 2017

It would seem difficult to begin your season with a non …

City Opera wraps pivotal season with probing “Angels in America” – Jun 11, 2017

It was one thing for the reconstituted New York City Opera …