Performances

Old and new Reich mix in exhilarating fashion at Zankel Hall – Oct 30, 2014

At this stage in his career, new pieces from Steve Reich sound…

Chamber Music Society gets intimate with Ysaÿe and Fauré – Oct 27, 2014

The relationship between the Belgian Eugène Ysaÿe and Gabriel Fauré makes for…

A luminous DiDonato leads superb cast in Handel’s “Alcina” at Carnegie – Oct 27, 2014

Joyce DiDonato is the most incandescent singer on today’s classical music scene,…

Philharmonic scores with Gilbert’s Bruckner, Bronfman’s Bartók – Oct 24, 2014

Yefim Bronfman makes for an odd piano superstar—entering the stage, his presence…

Chamber Music Society delivers masterful Brahms survey – Oct 22, 2014

Brahms seemed to excel at everything he touched. Some of this, of…

Despite the protests and an uneven staging, Met’s powerful “Klinghoffer” makes a devastating impact – Oct 21, 2014

The loudest sound Monday night was the ovation for John Adams as…

John Adams teams with Yale Philharmonia, Brentano Quartet – Oct 20, 2014

John Adams is in more headlines than he would like these days,…

Salonen, Philharmonic strike sparks in a spectacular “Firebird” – Oct 17, 2014

The centuries have given us formidable examples of composer-conductors (witness Gustav Mahler…

Botstein, ASO survey rare Strauss with variable results – Oct 16, 2014

Since taking up the baton of the American Symphony Orchestra more than…

Cartoonish direction, indifferent vocalism make for leaden Martinů double bill at Gotham Chamber Opera – Oct 15, 2014

Why is comic opera so seldom funny? One can start with the…

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