Author Archive

Diamonds shine amid the roughness at Time’s Arrow Festival – Sep 14, 2017

Igor Stravinsky said of Anton Webern, “Doomed to total failure in …

September 22 – Aug 21, 2017

New York Philharmonic
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Katia and Marielle Labèque, …

Fischer and supreme cast deliver essential Mozart with “Don Giovanni” – Aug 18, 2017

Don Giovanni is a ubiquitous part of opera seasons worldwide, and …

JL Adams achieves a timeless simplicity in new work for JACK Quartet – Aug 04, 2017

One of the most fruitful current collaborations in classical music is …

Plugged in from the start, Morton Subotnick performs a classic and world premiere at Lincoln Center Festival – Jul 21, 2017

Morton Subotnick makes music with a laptop computer and a modular …

Petr Kotik marks 75th birthday with friends and their music – Jun 22, 2017

Petr Kotik sat on the stage at (le) poisson rouge Wednesday …

The underrated Alan Gilbert era of the New York Philharmonic – Jun 14, 2017

When Alan Gilbert began his tenure as New York Philharmonic music …

From Ma to Mahler, Gilbert concludes Philharmonic tenure with friends old and new – Jun 09, 2017

Alan Gilbert’s tenure as the New York Philharmonic’s music director concludes …

Salonen, MET Orchestra offer fine Schumann; soloists save anodyne Mahler – Jun 04, 2017

By the quality of the playing that consistently rises from the …

Buechner wraps Key Pianists season with superb and offbeat Japanese program – Jun 02, 2017

There are 8,000,000 musicians in the naked city–or sometimes it seems …