Archive for February, 2020

Parlando’s fine playing speaks for itself at Merkin Hall – Feb 28, 2020

The word parlando has several meanings: In the original Italian, it […]

Oropesa is an unforgettable Violetta in Met’s “Traviata” revival – Feb 27, 2020

There’s a melancholy feeling that very occasionally accompanies the greatest performances. […]

Critic’s Choice – Feb 26, 2020

There’s no one like Jennifer Walshe. Classical music drama has half […]

After a shaky Eighth and Ninth, a triumphant choral coda closes Gardiner’s Beethoven week – Feb 25, 2020

Is it really possible that Ludwig van Beethoven would have been […]

Fischer leads BFO in a superficial traversal of Mahler’s depths – Feb 25, 2020

On paper, it promised to be a journey from death and […]

Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra score with Dvořák – Feb 24, 2020

Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra have taken New York […]

Gardiner’s Beethoven cycle peaks with Nos. 6 & 7 – Feb 24, 2020

Of all the Beethoven symphonies, the Sixth and Seventh gain the […]

March 27 – Feb 23, 2020

JACK Quartet–CANCELLED Silvana Quartet Mary Kouyoumdjian: Bombs of Beirut Mary Kouyoumdjian: Silent Cranes Mary Kouyoumdjian: They Will Take […]

Kronberg Academy soloists shine with a little help from their friends – Feb 23, 2020

The Kronberg Academy is a conservatory outside of Frankfurt. It is […]

Gardiner’s Beethoven series continues with a tired Fourth, revelatory Fifth – Feb 22, 2020

Beethoven was a revolutionary in many genres: he redefined the way […]


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