Author Archive

September 1 – Aug 24, 2015

Soheil Nasseri, pianist
Schubert: Sonata in G Major, D. 894
Chopin: Ballade…

Benjamin’s “Written on Skin” flays opera conventions in U.S. premiere – Aug 12, 2015

George Benjamin’s Written on Skin was heard in its American debut Tuesday…

Partch offers a fascinating alternative universe at Lincoln Center Festival – Jul 24, 2015

Harry Partch is the rare artist for whom the pleasure his work…

Chamber Music Society closes summer series with substantial finale – Jul 23, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s inaugural summer season built upon…

Saygun’s distinctive voice highlights Summergarden concert – Jul 20, 2015

The conditions were difficult Sunday night in the Museum of Modern Art…

Delightful Dvořák and messy Messiaen in wildly uneven Cleveland Orchestra concert – Jul 17, 2015

Concert programs are something of a mystery in plain sight. The standard…

Chamber Music Society opens new summer series in populist vein – Jul 16, 2015

It’s not true that New York City spends its summer in the…

Pianist Lee brings clarity, order and hope to Spectrum program – Jun 19, 2015

Classical music is still in many quarters regarded as an exalted and…

St. Petersburg Philharmonic shows its velvet power at Carnegie – Jun 14, 2015

The St. Petersburg Philharmonic played great symphonies by Russian composers in front…

Tired presentation, uneven program at League of Composers season finale – Jun 12, 2015

The League of Composers/International Society for Contemporary Music gave their season finale…


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