Archive for February, 2014

Met’s “Werther” variable yet Sophie Koch proves a Charlotte to die for – Feb 19, 2014

Massenet’s Werther is a difficult opera to stage at the Met. It is […]

St. Petersburg Philharmonic serves Russian program with loving authority – Feb 16, 2014

One of the peculiarities of Carnegie Hall’s “International Festival of Orchestras” […]

Lightning strikes at Chamber Music Society’s modernist program – Feb 14, 2014

Accompanied by thunder and lightning, the stinging sound of freezing rain […]

Haitink, Boston Symphony offer classic and resplendent Ravel – Feb 13, 2014

Symphony orchestras no longer record as often as two decades ago. […]

Met to present Adams’ “Klinghoffer”; Levine slated for six productions in 2014-15 season – Feb 13, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera unveiled its 2014-15 lineup on Wednesday, which offer […]

Haitink, BSO more stolid than stirring in Brahms and Schumann – Feb 12, 2014

The Boston Symphony Orchestra will have to wait another year before […]

Biondi and Europa Galante explore Vivaldi’s titled works – Feb 12, 2014

In all of Antonio Vivaldi’s massive output, there are a mere […]

Mark Padmore leads an unforgettable “Billy Budd” from Glyndebourne at BAM – Feb 08, 2014

A figure slowly materializes out of the murky depths of the […]

Borodin’s original “Prince Igor” shines, dark yet brilliant, at the Met – Feb 07, 2014

It has been nearly a century since Borodin’s Prince Igor was last heard […]

A Saariaho premiere launches “Bach Revisited” at the Miller Theatre – Feb 07, 2014

Juxtaposed and connected, the music of Bach and Kaija Saariaho, made […]


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