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Slatkin, Chicago Symphony pack the house for a successful (and rare) American program – Apr 19, 2014

If you are an aficionado of American music, you best hightail it [...]

Anne Akiko Meyers eager to tackle Bates Violin Concerto with Chicago Symphony – Apr 17, 2014

It was a leap into the unknown for composer and soloist alike. [...]

With his studio transplanted, Charles Ives’ music lives again at the American Academy of Arts and Letters – Apr 15, 2014

Sunday afternoon, the American Academy of Arts and Letters presented a concert [...]

Father-daughter team shines in Detroit revival of Bolcom’s “A View from the Bridge” – Apr 06, 2014

“I ain’t her father,” says the rough Brooklyn dock worker Eddie Carbone [...]

Bronfman brings the artistry, Zukerman provides the Zzzzzzzs – Apr 04, 2014

A coincidence of the concert calendar brings the two most overrated violinists [...]

Noseda, orchestra and fine cast make a heroic case for the Met’s “Chenier” – Mar 26, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Andrea Chénier offers a night of pleasure [...]

A memorable night of singing with Fleming and Kaufmann at Lyric Opera of Chicago – Mar 21, 2014

Okay, so technically Lyric Opera of Chicago’s concert Wednesday night didn’t mark [...]

Mehta, Israel Philharmonic serve Bruckner’s Eighth straight up in Boston – Mar 21, 2014

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and its maestro-since-forever Zubin Mehta painted Anton Bruckner’s [...]

Hampson is a moving Wozzeck in belated role debut – Mar 15, 2014

Thursday night, one week after Matthias Goerne’s remarkable performance as Wozzeck as [...]

Gilbert, NY Philharmonic soar in magnificent night of Nielsen – Mar 14, 2014

Despite the skill and flair the New York Philharmonic has played with [...]