Archive for 2019

Kentridge’s “Wozzeck” paints a militarized nightmare in Met premiere – Dec 28, 2019

Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck is a misfit in the canonic repertoire. It is […]

January 7 – Dec 25, 2019

Omer Quartet Schubert: String Quartet No. 10, Op. 125 Gabriella Smith: Porcupine Wash Beethoven: String […]

Top Ten Performances of 2019 – Dec 23, 2019

1. Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites. Metropolitan Opera. As has become tradition […]

Blue Heron brings earthy elegance to German Christmas music at Corpus Christi – Dec 23, 2019

Winter has come, and Christmas is fast upon the earth. The […]

Kobrin brings depth and tonal glow to Zankel recital – Dec 20, 2019

Independence has its own rewards. Alexander Kobrin, who took the Gold […]

Bicket’s freewheeling “Messiah” pays belated dividends with Philharmonic – Dec 18, 2019

The same, only different. That’s the rule for holiday traditions in […]

DiDonato, Nézet-Séguin team up for a chilling “Winterreise” at Carnegie Hall – Dec 16, 2019

A work like Winterreise is so familiar, it can be difficult […]

Met’s satisfying “Rosenkavalier” reboot is more than the sum of its parts – Dec 14, 2019

Der Rosenkavalier is a difficult piece to resist. The lushest of Richard […]

A different Christmas concert with Zucker tackling Messiaen’s visionary “Vingt Regards” – Dec 14, 2019

For those who don’t like the sentimentality of popular music in […]

Central Conservatory Orchestra provides a sampler of Chinese music in U.S. debut – Dec 14, 2019

Beijing is a city of music, but not the way you […]


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