Performances

Bartok heats up Philharmonic program in unsettled week – Jan 29, 2015

One of the few casualties of this week’s blizzard of historic proportions…

Pomerium delivers beauty and wisdom in sacred rarities – Jan 27, 2015

The inherent strength of the early music movement is that, along with…

A violin lion in winter partners with a brilliant young colleague at Carnegie Hall – Jan 24, 2015

It’s hard to imagine a more quintessential master-student pairing than Gidon Kremer…

Where’s the fire? Rushed CMS program leaves French cello sonatas short of breadth – Jan 23, 2015

In live performance, there is almost always a moment of quiet tension.…

Susan Graham joins young artists in closing “Song Continues” program – Jan 18, 2015

An annual highlight of Carnegie Hall’s January programming is “The Song Continues,”…

JACK Quartet makes the abstract absorbing at Roulette – Jan 17, 2015

Partway through JACK Quartet’s Friday night concert at Roulette, something unusual occurred;…

Argento Ensemble offers an earthy, profound “Das Lied” – Jan 16, 2015

Gustav Mahler spent three years in New York City, from 1908–11, where…

Despite stage mishap, comedy and tragedy touch the heart in Met’s starry “Bohème” – Jan 16, 2015

During the “brief pause” after the first act of La Bohème at…

Gergiev, Mariinsky open BAM residency in mixed fashion with meditative Shchedrin – Jan 15, 2015

Wednesday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music was a puzzle. There was…

Yoon premiere is lost in the stars at Prototype Festival – Jan 15, 2015

The mysteries of meaning in the dreams of others are—despite the received…