Archive for November, 2019

Dessner’s “Wires” get crossed but Rouvali strikes sparks in Philharmonic debut – Nov 17, 2019

It was a weekend of newness for the New York Philharmonic, […]

Muti, Chicago Symphony mine fresh gold in kaleidoscopic Prokofiev – Nov 17, 2019

Old was new and new was old in the Chicago Symphony […]

Visions of mortality by Ticheli and Brahms vie in New York Choral Society program – Nov 16, 2019

With multiple performances in New York this year of “A German […]

Muti, Chicago Symphony return to Carnegie bearing small gifts – Nov 16, 2019

When an orchestra, major or minor, hits the road, the aim […]

Purrington premiere, Barton’s Ives vie with rough playing in ACO program – Nov 14, 2019

American Composers Orchestra plays an important role in the musical life […]

Carol Wincenc fêtes a 50-year career with a pair of world premieres – Nov 13, 2019

The most memorable things about flutist Carol Wincenc’s 50th anniversary concert […]

Daedalus Quartet captures emotional depths of music by exiles – Nov 13, 2019

It’s no secret that not all great performances happen in the […]

Young soprano Radjenovic needs seasoning, best in songs – Nov 10, 2019

It can be exciting to hear young singers for the first […]

Music, beauty and jugglers make for a memorable night in Met’s “Akhnaten” – Nov 09, 2019

Akhnaten, the last opera in Philip Glass’s trilogy of science, politics, […]

Brahms provides a highlight in mixed outing from Jansons, Bavarian Radio Symphony – Nov 09, 2019

A long career is more the rule than the exception for […]