Archive for 2013

Mattei delivers revelatory singing in mixed Mahler program from Levine, MET Orchestra – Dec 23, 2013

James Levine received his accustomed hero’s welcome from the crowd at […]

Kotik’s “Many Many Women” proves a timeless five-hour journey – Dec 21, 2013

In the fall of 2012, to honor the centennial of John […]

A compelling concert by a young quartet playing younger music – Dec 20, 2013

In recent years, new music concerts have taken on a particular […]

Taymor’s “Flute” works its seasonal magic at the Met – Dec 17, 2013

For critics and concertgoers alike, mid-December can be one of the […]

Botstein, ASO make a concerted case for Strauss’s neglected “Feuersnot”   – Dec 16, 2013

Richard Strauss’s one-act opera Feuersnot, premiered in Dresden in 1901 and […]

A new Penderecki masterwork unveiled in Mutter’s rewarding recital – Dec 15, 2013

It has been twenty-five years since Anne-Sophie Mutter made her Carnegie […]

Art music from the streets, powerfully served by Robertson, Ensemble ACJW – Dec 15, 2013

In modern and contemporary classical music, vernacular sounds are usually associated […]

They must be puppets: Magical Salzburg Marionette Theatre runs Rings around Wagner – Dec 14, 2013

Four days, sixteen hours; that’s the length of Wagner’s Der Ring […]

After visa issues, visionary music for piano, bass and umbrella at Roulette – Dec 13, 2013

Before the music began Thursday night at Roulette, singer and Interpretations […]

Radvanovsky’s artistry raises the Met’s tacky “Tosca” – Dec 12, 2013

First Norma, now Tosca: That makes two drab Met productions this season that […]


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