Archive for October, 2018

Rough edges take the bite out of Met’s “Carmen” revival – Oct 31, 2018

The threat of violence is at the core of the Met’s […]

Czech Philharmonic stakes a Mahler claim with a memorable “Resurrection” – Oct 29, 2018

There are three orchestras considered great Mahler ensembles: the Vienna Philharmonic, […]

Philip Glass Ensemble revisits an epic with “Music in Twelve Parts” – Oct 28, 2018

Philip Glass is 81 and, inevitably, his performances with his own […]

Yuja Wang and percussion colleagues rock the house at Carnegie Hall – Oct 27, 2018

Think of how a great rock band plays together in a […]

With two blazing principals, Puccini’s “Tosca” ignites at the Met – Oct 26, 2018

Grand and melodramatic, Tosca is in many ways the quintessential Italian […]

Van Raat offers a piano feast, from Alkan and Ives to a Boulez premiere – Oct 25, 2018

Ralph van Raat is known as a champion of contemporary music, […]

An evening of Bach to remember with Hilary Hahn – Oct 24, 2018

Hilary Hahn’s very first album was a recording of Bach’s Partitas […]

Garanča proves light in lieder, deep in opera at Carnegie recital – Oct 24, 2018

Elīna Garanča is one of the most sought-after singers on Earth; […]

Emersons, Wosner make sparkling colleagues for Chamber Music Society – Oct 22, 2018

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center played with the possibilities […]

Dazzling visuals outshine uneven score in Met’s “Marnie” premiere – Oct 20, 2018

Alfred Hitchcock has made it to the Metropolitan Opera stage—sort of. […]


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