Argentine premiere tops Czech standby in Dudamel’s Philharmonic visit – Jan 16, 2020

It seems to be a sacred rule of concert programming that […]

Compelling soprano, unflinching text make “Ellen West” unforgettable – Jan 15, 2020

In just 8 years, the Prototype Festival has easily become one […]

Microtonal wonders abound at Ekmeles’ CD release concert – Jan 12, 2020

Their very name means “disallowed tones” in ancient Greek. But the […]

Kurzak triumphs in Met’s “Traviata” – Jan 11, 2020

If one can say this about a veteran performer, a star […]

Agresta’s affecting Mimi brings humanity to the spectacle of Met’s “Boheme” – Jan 10, 2020

There are few operas as instantly relatable as La Bohème, Puccini’s […]

Lewis’s Grieg scales the highest peak in Philharmonic program – Jan 10, 2020

The New York Philharmonic’s Alpine adventure Thursday night began at the […]

Bargemusic rocks the new year with five premieres at Here and Now – Jan 04, 2020

In this season of “year in review” articles, Bargemusic did something […]

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 […]

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 […]