Archive for January, 2018

Hough’s shifts between thoughtful and frantic make for mixed results – Jan 31, 2018

Pianist Stephen Hough’s Tuesday night recital at Carnegie Hall was a […]

Botstein, ASO find hidden treasure in neglected Jewish composers of the Soviet Union – Jan 29, 2018

It’s not unusual these days to hear music by Jewish composers […]

Sparks fly in Orion Quartet’s new-music program for Chamber Music Society – Jan 26, 2018

What makes a string quartet sound new?  Three contemporary composers and […]

Ehnes provides the highlight in Denève’s Prokofiev program with the Philharmonic – Jan 26, 2018

On Thursday evening, Stepháne Denève led the New York Philharmonic in […]

Migration, Tilson Thomas and Wang in the spotlight in Carnegie Hall’s 2018-19 season – Jan 25, 2018

George Gershwin’s Cuban Overture will be the first music heard in Carnegie […]

Cleveland Orchestra dispels the winter chill with a warm-hearted “Seasons” – Jan 25, 2018

The Cleveland Orchestra finished up its brief Carnegie Hall visit Wednesday […]

Critic’s Choice – Jan 25, 2018

Jello has been in the news this week, as in trying […]

Cleveland Orchestra’s Mahler Ninth eventually achieves a fine weirdness – Jan 24, 2018

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” Hunter Thompson […]

Low voices soar high in Met’s brooding “Trovatore” – Jan 23, 2018

In the Metropolitan Opera’s strong revival of Il Trovatore Monday night, […]

Jansen and friends bring romantic spirit to Carnegie program – Jan 22, 2018

One of Carnegie Hall’s signature projects is the “Perspectives” series, a […]


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