Archive for February, 2019

Critic’s Choice – Feb 27, 2019

 We may never settle the debate over which of Beethoven’s works […]

Pianist Hardink climbs nearly every mountain in virtuosic program – Feb 27, 2019

In a week when the Academy Award for Best Documentary went […]

Slack orchestra, uneven conducting make for mixed rewards from Oratorio Society – Feb 26, 2019

Berlioz, Debussy, and Sibelius together wrote some of the most colorful […]

A memorable performance of a Janáček rarity from Polenzani at Zankel Hall – Feb 25, 2019

Tenor Matthew Polenzani is a mainstay at the Metropolitan Opera and […]

March 22 – Feb 24, 2019

Francine Kay, pianist Schumann: Novelette, Op. 21, No. 8 Suk: Things […]

A young heldentenor rocks the house at the George London Awards – Feb 23, 2019

The Morgan Library played host to the finals of the George […]

A masterful Maestri leads a superb cast in Met’s Fifties “Falstaff” – Feb 23, 2019

As sheer entertainment, there is little in the opera world that […]

Worlds cohere in Chamber Music Society’s far-flung program – Feb 23, 2019

Friday’s program of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at […]

Showpieces lacking in nuances with Pintscher, Philharmonic – Feb 22, 2019

Concert warhorses are deceptively tricky: for the most part, concert staples […]

New productions of “Porgy and Bess,” “Akhnaten” and “Wozzeck” headline the Met’s 2019-2020 season – Feb 20, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2019-2020 season, announced Wednesday, will feature two of […]


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