Archive for April, 2014

Manhattan Quartet brings a New York state of mind to wide-ranging program – Apr 17, 2014

Concerts like that which the Manhattan String Quartet presented at the […]

With his studio transplanted, Charles Ives’ music lives again at the American Academy of Arts and Letters – Apr 14, 2014

Sunday afternoon, the American Academy of Arts and Letters presented a […]

Chamber Music Society offers a Rautavaara premiere and memorable Messiaen – Apr 12, 2014

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presented a wide range […]

Ashley’s final opera, “Crash” marks a terminus and a new legacy – Apr 11, 2014

Subsumed by more familiar names of the 20th century avant-garde—Cage, Xenakis, […]

Lucy Crowe’s art shines on a mixed night – Apr 10, 2014

It is both the gift and the curse of live performance […]

Uchida’s Schubert transcends time and place at Carnegie – Apr 10, 2014

Virtuosity is a quality in classical musicianship that is frequently misapprehended. […]

Korngold Piano Quintet gleams in Chamber Music Society program – Apr 07, 2014

Strict chronological programming, as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center […]

Devil and Man at Yale—Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Tale” soars at Zankel – Apr 07, 2014

The only thing wrong with Yale In New York’s staging of […]

Soprano rises above misguided staging in Met’s “Butterfly” – Apr 05, 2014

How do you solve a problem like Puccini? (Staging him, that […]

Two principals lift maladroit conducting in Met’s “Arabella” – Apr 04, 2014

Richard Strauss’s Arabella is probably not anyone’s idea of an ideal […]


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