Performances

Bychkov and Philharmonic find Berio’s humor, Strauss’s majesty – May 25, 2018

Following up on last week’s masterful Shostakovich, Semyon Bychkov has stayed …

Bezuidenhout displays rare artistry and insight with Freiburg Baroque Orchestra – May 20, 2018

For many listeners, the greatest pleasure in historically informed performance is …

Gražinytè-Tyla makes outstanding showing with MET Orchestra – May 19, 2018

Friday’s news brought a reminder that the Metropolitan Opera has been …

Bychkov leads Philharmonic in intense and spellbinding Shostakovich – May 18, 2018

Semyon Bychkov has been among the most reliable guest conductors in …

Chiara Quartet bids farewell with new Glass, classic artistry – May 13, 2018

The final local concert from the Chiara String Quartet Saturday afternoon …

Znaider, Wang and Philharmonic provide rare Tchaikovsky, poised Elgar – May 11, 2018

As everybody knows, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was the composer of three …

New York Choral Society falters with big-band Bach  – May 09, 2018

The question hovering over Tuesday night’s performance of Bach’s Mass in …

Peace and freedom reign in two premieres by Oratorio Society of New York – May 08, 2018

There can never be too many pieces celebrating peace, human rights, …

Rattle and LSO can’t quite make a case for the Mahler/Cooke Tenth Symphony – May 08, 2018

The London Symphony Orchestra, under Simon Rattle, concluded their weekend series …

Rattle, London Symphony Orchestra guide an emotional journey through Mahler’s “Das Lied” – May 07, 2018

For the last several decades, Simon Rattle has ranked in the …