Archive for February, 2020

Danish Quartet illuminates the twilight of late Beethoven – Feb 17, 2020

The Danish String Quartet’s cycle of the complete Beethoven quartets has […]

Met’s Coney Island “Così” returns to dazzle and distract – Feb 16, 2020

Phelim McDermott’s 2017 production of Così fan tutte, the Mozart and […]

Premieres of “Fiery Angel” and “Dead Man,” new stagings of “Aida,” “Magic Flute” and “Don Giovanni” in Met’s 2020-21 season – Feb 14, 2020

In the Metropolitan Opera’s 2020-21 season, something quite old will be […]

Critic’s Choice – Feb 13, 2020

In looking over the “Beethoven 250” celebrations taking place across New […]

Danish Quartet romps in Beethoven’s Razumovskys – Feb 12, 2020

The third concert of the Danish String Quartet’s Beethoven cycle at […]

Vengerov delivers belated Romantic goods in last six minutes of Carnegie recital – Feb 12, 2020

People had their coats on when the magic happened. They came […]

Melancholy jars one out of sociable music in Danish Quartet’s Beethoven cycle – Feb 10, 2020

In Beethoven’s Opus 18–his first published string quartets, in effect his […]

Met’s modern-dress “Agrippina” stylishly balances comedy and deeper emotions – Feb 07, 2020

A modest request: more comedies on the opera stage, please.  As […]

Caroline Shaw and friends rock the house at Miller Theatre – Feb 07, 2020

Caroline Shaw probably doesn’t do windows. Judging from her “Composer Portrait” […]

A premiere, joyous Haydn and mixed Mozart from van Zweden, Philharmonic – Feb 06, 2020

Nearly 140 years after the United States Constitution was written, women […]