Author Archive

Visions of tomorrow steer Lincoln Chamber’s electronic music time trip – Jan 17, 2020

The future doesn’t sound like it used to. Or maybe it’s […]

January 17 – Jan 07, 2020

New York Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Sergio Tiempo, pianist Ives; The Unanswered Question Esteban Benzecry: Piano […]

Kahane, Philharmonic prevail over Geffen acoustic and coughing audience – Jan 04, 2020

The New York Philharmonic’s first concert of 2020 began with a […]

Kentridge’s “Wozzeck” paints a militarized nightmare in Met premiere – Dec 28, 2019

Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck is a misfit in the canonic repertoire. It is […]

January 7 – Dec 25, 2019

Omer Quartet Schubert: String Quartet No. 10, Op. 125 Gabriella Smith: Porcupine Wash Beethoven: String […]

Blue Heron brings earthy elegance to German Christmas music at Corpus Christi – Dec 23, 2019

Winter has come, and Christmas is fast upon the earth. The […]

Kobrin brings depth and tonal glow to Zankel recital – Dec 20, 2019

Independence has its own rewards. Alexander Kobrin, who took the Gold […]

Abduraimov’s memorable Mussorgsky wins out over distractions – Dec 11, 2019

There are so many good young musicians on the contemporary classical […]

Drums Along 7th Avenue: Wolfe premiere highlights Sō Percussion’s century survey – Dec 08, 2019

The revolutions in harmony, tonality, and form in 20th century music […]

Despite stumbles Kahane’s quirky “Goldbergs” pays ample rewards – Dec 04, 2019

There’s a story to be written about how Bach’s music came […]