Performances

Kotik opera creates compelling character study from Stein texts – Dec 18, 2014

Petr Kotik—composer, musician, conductor, impresario—has made a specialty of setting Gertrude Stein’s…

Wolpe and Feldman—together again in rewarding NYNME program – Dec 16, 2014

From the first notes of Monday night’s New York New Music Ensemble…

El Mundo finds its strut with festive seasonal offerings for Music Before 1800 – Dec 15, 2014

Unless led by musicians with marquee names—Jennifer Koh, for instance—early-music ensembles tend…

Yuja Wang delivers stunning artistry and blazing bravura in memorable Carnegie recital – Dec 12, 2014

Just as there are five-alarm fires, there are five-encore recitals, and New…

Living large and dying beautifully: New cast brings vivid life to Met’s “Traviata” – Dec 12, 2014

These days, the motto of wasted youth is YOLO, while in the…

After mixed start, Trifonov’s Liszt proves trancendental at Carnegie Hall – Dec 10, 2014

It should come as no surprise that Carnegie Hall was packed on…

No static at all in fascinating Gosfield premiere by JACK Quartet – Dec 08, 2014

Annie Gosfield is an excellent composer—part of the generation that can mix…

Teatro Regio Torino’s Rossini rocks the house at Carnegie Hall – Dec 08, 2014

Call it the “Italian Invasion,” if you like.
Gianandrea and the Teatro…

Gotham Chamber Opera puts a delightful seasonal spin on children’s classic – Dec 07, 2014

Just in time to compete with family-oriented holiday presentations, Gotham Chamber Opera…

Little Opera Theater presents an ambitious and rewarding Carlisle Floyd double-bill – Dec 06, 2014

Carlisle Floyd is the Verdi of American opera, which is more than…