Performances

Van Zweden opens Philharmonic season with new Glass, intense Mahler – Sep 23, 2017

Jaap van Zweden’s full-time position as music director of the New …

“Blank Out” reenvisions opera with 3D film, video, electronics at Park Avenue Armory – Sep 22, 2017

Blank Out, the multimedia piece for soprano and 3D film by …

Safety first with Da Capo Chamber Players’ underwhelming evening of new music – Sep 19, 2017

When we’re young, we know everything.

That was the impression left …

Diamonds shine amid the roughness at Time’s Arrow Festival – Sep 14, 2017

Igor Stravinsky said of Anton Webern, “Doomed to total failure in …

Time’s Arrow Festival hits the mark with launch of Webern odyssey – Sep 13, 2017

The composer Anton Webern once responded to public incomprehension of his …

Strong cast proves mostly golden in New York City Opera’s “Fanciulla” – Sep 07, 2017

Usually when we think of a great operatic evening, the image …

Women composers (and performers) reign at Bargemusic – Aug 31, 2017

Many of the composers now making waves in concert halls are …

Dell’Arte Opera’s excellent cast wins out over intrusive politics in Janacek’s “Vixen” – Aug 20, 2017

On the heels of their successful presentation of La Calisto earlier …

Fischer and supreme cast deliver essential Mozart with “Don Giovanni” – Aug 18, 2017

Don Giovanni is a ubiquitous part of opera seasons worldwide, and …

Dell’Arte Opera serves up a racy and exuberant “La Calisto” – Aug 13, 2017

The god Jove’s job description surely includes something besides donning disguises …