Archive for January, 2017

Barenboim, Staatakapelle Berlin deliver a night to remember with thrilling Bruckner Fifth – Jan 25, 2017

One of the most remarkable events in the history of classical […]

Barenboim stumbles in Mozart but leads Staatskapelle Berlin in a brilliant Bruckner Fourth – Jan 24, 2017

The Barenboim Bruckner binge continues at Carnegie Hall, and is now […]

With future uncertain, “CONTACT!” series continues to strike sparks – Jan 24, 2017

The New York Philharmonic’s CONTACT! new music series had its first […]

In majestic Bruckner Third, Barenboim defies conventional wisdom – Jan 22, 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that the first three of Anton Bruckner’s symphonies […]

Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin offer a polished, deeply expressive Bruckner Second – Jan 21, 2017

The extraordinary ability of the Staatskapelle Berlin, under its longtime music […]

Worthy cast finds fiftul humanity beneath the neon of Met’s “Rigoletto” – Jan 21, 2017

Since its debut in 2013, Michael Mayer’s Vegas-strip take on Rigoletto […]

Margaine makes sensational debut in Met’s riveting “Carmen” – Jan 20, 2017

A hit parade like no other, Bizet’s Carmen is sometimes in […]

Barenboim launches Bruckner cycle with First Symphony, individual Mozart – Jan 20, 2017

One of the most important and widely anticipated events of the […]

Critic’s Choice – Jan 18, 2017

The Pacifica Quartet has been, pardon the expression, making waves on […]

Mirror Visions Ensemble toasts 25 years with new commissions and old favorites   – Jan 17, 2017

The vocal group Mirror Visions Ensemble celebrated its 25th anniversary Monday […]


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