Archive for February, 2018

Van Zweden, Philharmonic build anticipation with a powerful “Walküre” – Feb 15, 2018

Jaap van Zweden may still be waiting in the wings, but […]

Critic’s Choice – Feb 14, 2018

Remember flute recitals? A generation ago, when the “flute boom” was […]

Van Zweden to hit the ground running in first Philharmonic season – Feb 13, 2018

New York Philharmonic audiences have been living with some slow-moving suspense […]

The sea and “The Shore” gleam in vivid program from New York Choral Society – Feb 12, 2018

Vast and inscrutable, serene or raging, no earthly place has inspired […]

Performances speak better than words in Chamber Music Society program – Feb 12, 2018

The first rule of classical music should be something like, “No […]

Higdon concerto, Italian encore provide fitful warmth in a night of cool brilliance from Chicago Symphony – Feb 10, 2018

It sometimes happens in a recital that the hardworking performer fails […]

Muhly and friends dig for Glass treasure at Zankel Hall – Feb 09, 2018

In his teens, composer-performer Nico Muhly worked as an archivist for […]

Pappano strikes sparks with Philharmonic in colorful program – Feb 09, 2018

Rich programs don’t have to be endless. The one presented by […]

Joshua Bell shows, again, why he is one of the fiddle greats – Feb 08, 2018

Wednesday night at Carnegie Hall brought the annual Isaac Stern Memorial […]

Critic’s Choice – Feb 07, 2018

Labeling baritone Theo Bleckmann and pianist Uri Caine as classical musicians […]