Archive for September, 2018

Musical worlds cohere with rewarding Bruckner and Tao by van Zweden, Philharmonic – Sep 28, 2018

This first season of Jaap van Zweden’s tenure as New York […]

Led by a brilliant Netrebko, Met’s all-star “Aida” defines grand opera – Sep 27, 2018

Aidas at the Metropolitan Opera have been rough lately. In the […]

Nicole Car brings intimate artistry to Met’s “Boheme” in company debut – Sep 26, 2018

Franco Zeffirelli’s Metropolitan Opera production of La Bohème is within sight […]

A magnetic Garanča simmers in Met’s season-opening “Samson et Dalila” – Sep 25, 2018

The Met has taken a varied approach to opening-night planning in […]

Van Zweden opens Philharmonic tenure with feel-good premiere, spectacular Stravinsky – Sep 22, 2018

It seems that if the New York Philharmonic’s new music director […]

The Crossing makes a brilliant stand at Park Avenue Armory – Sep 20, 2018

New works for chorus aren’t unusual—professional and semi-professional choirs are always […]

Composer, Cuckson shine darkly, intensely in Hersch’s music for violin and piano – Sep 19, 2018

It was Béla Bartók who titled one of his chamber works […]

Moments of lovely vocalizing amid some too-casual indulgence at Resonant Bodies Festival – Sep 13, 2018

The Resonant Bodies festival is a showcase for singers that is […]

Critic Picks for 2018-2019 Season – Sep 03, 2018

Miranda Cuckson and Michael Hersch. September 18. National Sawdust. Michael Hersch’s […]

Bargemusic’s Here and Now Festival opens with an evening of eclectic delights – Sep 01, 2018

For twelve years the Here and Now Labor Day Festival has […]