Archive for March, 2018

Orchestra shines brightest in Bayerische Staatsoper’s mixed “Rosenkavalier” – Mar 30, 2018

There were moments of vocal brilliance in Thursday’s concert performance of […]

Cerrone’s ambient-pop aesthetic makes a distinctive impression with Third Coast Percussion – Mar 30, 2018

No single artist can represent their entire generation. But Miller Theatre’s […]

Critic’s Choice – Mar 27, 2018

Ready for an only-in-New-York new music doubleheader?  It’s happening Thursday, and […]

A Handel afternoon to remember with English Concert’s “Rinaldo” – Mar 26, 2018

First, the bad news: one will have to wait until April […]

NYCO’s rocky “Pygmalion” double-bill comes to life in second half – Mar 25, 2018

When going to see a double bill, one usually expects to […]

Contralto Amereau lifts American Classical Orchestra with Brahms’ “Alto Rhapsody” – Mar 25, 2018

What a difference an intermission makes. In the first half of […]

Grigolo provides fleeting highlights in Met’s lackluster “Lucia” – Mar 23, 2018

To say that Mary Zimmerman’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor is […]

Talented young singers spark the fireworks in Hasse’s mundane “Piramo e Tisbe” – Mar 23, 2018

Johann Adolf Hasse in his time (1699-1783) was a leading composer […]

On Site Opera mines the rich drama of Gordon’s moving “Morning Star” – Mar 22, 2018

We hear so much about the big arts institutions and their […]

Critic’s Choice – Mar 20, 2018

Handel wrote over 40 operas, and more than two dozen oratorios, […]


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