Performances

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…

Levine shows his mettle with a powerful Mahler 9 – Oct 13, 2014

When James Levine made his “comeback” appearance at Carnegie Hall in 2013,…

Jory Vinikour’s artistry in Rameau prevails over ill-tempered harpsichord – Oct 10, 2014

This year’s sesquicentennial of the death of Baroque polymath Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)…

Batiashvili and Brahms triumph in mixed Philharmonic program – Oct 10, 2014

The New York Philharmonic’s concert on Thursday was a bit of an…

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