Performances

Harpsichordist Esfahani breaks on through to the other side – Mar 22, 2017

Mahan Esfahani is a unique musician, but it’s not because he …

Garanča delivers a season highlight in brilliant Carnegie recital – Mar 20, 2017

When A-list opera stars appear at Carnegie Hall, their recitals tend …

Chamber Music Society proves magnifique in French program – Mar 20, 2017

A consistent complaint about classical music presenters is that they too …

Met’s superb ensemble cast rises to the challenge of Beethoven’s “Fidelio” – Mar 17, 2017

Among our most revered composers, few struggled so mightily as Beethoven. …

Salonen’s new Cello Concerto a mixed bag of cool from Ma, Philharmonic – Mar 16, 2017

Two major musical planets aligned Wednesday night in David Geffen Hall, …

Feldman Festival achieves liftoff with Distler’s probing performance – Mar 13, 2017

Thirty years after his early death, Morton Feldman’s music continues to …

Padmore, Biss find a handful of diamonds in rough recital – Mar 11, 2017

In the vast majority of song recitals, the pianist sits just …

Gilbert, Philharmonic serve up the worst and the best of John Adams – Mar 10, 2017

The ticket for Thursday night’s New York Philharmonic concert at David …

Sumptuous Tchaikovsky and brooding Bartók ideally served by Nézet-Séguin, Philadelphia Orchestra – Mar 08, 2017

Yannick Nézet-Séguin has a knack for eclectic programing. While he doesn’t …

Met’s inspired cast delivers the musical riches of Mozart’s “Idomeneo” – Mar 07, 2017

The dozens of empty orchestra seats at the Metropolitan Opera House …