Archive for December, 2016

Gilbert, Philharmonic explore New York states of mind with Marsalis premiere, Copland and Bolcom – Dec 29, 2016

On the classical music scene, the week between Christmas and New […]

Top Ten Performances of 2016 – Dec 22, 2016

1. Patricia Racette in Salome at the Metropolitan Opera She wasn’t […]

Met serves up a feast of fine singing in its family “Magic Flute” – Dec 21, 2016

A sold-out crowd packed the auditorium on Tuesday for the season […]

Blue Heron brings seasonal warmth to 15th-century French program – Dec 19, 2016

‘Tis the season for holiday concerts, parades of favorites that rarely […]

Chamber Music Society provides festive holiday feast with Bach’s Brandenburgs – Dec 17, 2016

Friday night’s performance of all six Brandenburg Concertos by the Chamber […]

A mixed night of percussion for a good cause at Carnegie Hall – Dec 16, 2016

No one wants to throw a party without good music. It’s […]

With a superb quartet, Philharmonic delivers a lively and glowing “Messiah” – Dec 14, 2016

As Christmas nears, Handel’s Messiah is the go-to staple in the […]

Met’s tired “Nabucco” revival shows flashes of inspiration from supporting cast – Dec 13, 2016

An alignment of stars at the Metropolitan Opera can produce memorable […]

AXIOM musicians get to the radiant heart of Saariaho’s music – Dec 13, 2016

The December run of the Metropolitan Opera’s magnificent production of L’Amour […]

Serkin bridges five centuries of keyboard music with probing recital at 92Y – Dec 11, 2016

Last month pianist Jeremy Denk played a recital at Alice Tully […]


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