Archive for 2016

Fischer, Znaider serve Beethoven and Dvořák for Thanksgiving at Philharmonic – Nov 24, 2016

When the New York Philharmonic lifted the lid Wednesday night on […]

CMS reflects enjoyably on Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Jewish themes – Nov 21, 2016

It was best not to reflect too much on “Reflections,” the […]

Botstein, ASO channel Bernstein and other Bostonians – Nov 19, 2016

A trip to the attic can yield half-forgotten treasures, as conductor […]

Van Zweden, Philharmonic strike sparks in new concerto, familiar Tchaikovsky – Nov 18, 2016

Following a widely covered but closely guarded maestro search, the New […]

New York City Opera explores raw, post-war emotions in “Fallujah” – Nov 18, 2016

It is safe to say that most Americans, so far, have […]

An idiosyncratic 600 years of music in 80 minutes from Jeremy Denk – Nov 17, 2016

There’s a classic Zippy the Pinhead cartoon, where Zippy and his […]

Netrebko and Álvarez blaze in Met’s “Manon Lescaut” – Nov 15, 2016

Once in a while, it seems  all that a dull staging […]

Soprano and cornetto make for an illuminating afternoon – Nov 14, 2016

The history of instruments is the history of classical music. Think […]

Jurowski and Trifonov team up for thrilling Philharmonic program – Nov 12, 2016

Those who haven’t seen pianist Daniil Trifonov in awhile may be […]

Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic contrast dark and light in powerful New York farewell – Nov 11, 2016

For the past decade and a half, Sir Simon Rattle’s tenure […]


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