Performances

Secret Opera explores the lives of two famous female characters, uninterrupted – Jul 27, 2014

The Secret Opera is one of the small, imaginative opera companies rapidly…

National Youth Orchestra’s impressive Carnegie stand shows the kids are alright – Jul 23, 2014

The first thought that comes to mind seeing over 100 teenagers dressed…

MoMa closes summer series with compelling music for string quartet – Jul 21, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art’s Summergarden concert series is, like the New…

Caramoor Festival serves up bel canto rarity with Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia” – Jul 14, 2014

Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia is one of the composer’s strongest works. It consistently…

Bolshoi Opera brings Russian rarity to Lincoln Center Festival with Rimsky’s “Tsar’s Bride” – Jul 13, 2014

A packed Avery Fisher Hall was assembled on Saturday night for a…

Houston Grand Opera delivers powerful experience with “The Passenger” – Jul 11, 2014

If anything might refute Theodore Adorno’s statement that “to write a poem…

Either/Or plays rare and ravishing Feldman at Issue Project Room – Jun 30, 2014

Let’s hope that whatever has been in New York City’s air and…

Philharmonic wraps season with Bronfman’s bravura and Dicterow farewell – Jun 25, 2014

The New York Philharmonic is finishing their season with a program that…

Bronfman, Gilbert and Philharmonic serve up slack and tired Beethoven – Jun 19, 2014

There is a noticeable difference between Beethoven’s Second and Third Piano Concertos.…

Matsuev finds moments of calm amid rushing impetuosity – Jun 16, 2014

In his recital at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Denis Matsuev showed a…

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