Archive for May, 2023

Despite some fine singing, Met’s problematic “Dutchman” runs aground – May 31, 2023

Just four performances of a newish production coming at the end […]

June 15 – May 24, 2023

The Met Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor Nadine Sierra, soprano Quinn Kelsey, baritone Metropolitan Opera Chorus Luis […]

Stars align to honor human-rights champion Sakharov at Carnegie – May 22, 2023

What would it take to bring international stars such as violinists […]

Met’s new “Zauberflöte” more muddled than magical – May 20, 2023

For those who equate Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with color and fantasy, […]

Dudamel brings a disciplined Mahler Ninth to the Philharmonic – May 20, 2023

It has been a while since the New York Philharmonic was […]

Violinist Wong provides the highlight of ACO’s “Romantic Fantasy” season finale – May 19, 2023

The ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone, the leg bone’s […]

Back to the robotic future with Fresh Squeezed Opera’s whimsical premiere – May 17, 2023

Attending an opera titled The Artwork of the Future, one’s first […]

On Site Opera covers the waterfront with Puccini’s “Il tabarro” – May 15, 2023

Opera productions are based in artifice. The stage set and costuming […]

Two pianists fete Bolcom with wide-ranging birthday tribute – May 12, 2023

Composer Willam Bolcom turns 85 on May 26th. It’s easy to […]

Mälkki, Helsinki Philharmonic serve up a stirring night of Finnish music at Carnegie – May 10, 2023

New York audiences have gotten to know conductor Susanna Mälkki’s exceptional […]



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