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A heroic sendoff for MTT with San Francisco Symphony’s memorable Beethoven – Mar 25, 2019

Over a long tenure, the strengths of a music director can be […]

Fleming highlights a soaring evening of Strauss with Nelsons, Boston Symphony – Mar 16, 2019

In the final scene of Richard Strauss’s Capriccio, Countess Madeleine must choose […]

Mutter and Orkis remain a timeless team in Carnegie Hall recital – Mar 14, 2019

For several decades now, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis have been one […]

Takács Quartet offers exquisite Bartók at the Kennedy Center – Mar 14, 2019

What would the world be like without the Takács Quartet in it? […]

Jazzy Joyce: Genres merge delightfully in DiDonato’s Boston recital – Mar 03, 2019

Anyone who has taken voice lessons will recall the first excitement of […]

Beatrice Rana blends bravura and poetry in Boston recital debut – Mar 01, 2019

In her Celebrity Series debut Wednesday night at Pickman Hall, Beatrice Rana […]

Muti, Chicago Symphony bring magnificent Beethoven to West Palm Beach – Feb 28, 2019

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s magnificent concert Tuesday night in West Palm Beach […]

Concertgebouw Orchestra lives up to its reputation with brilliant Brahms and Strauss. – Feb 14, 2019

Listening to the extraordinary playing and chamber-like ensemble of the Royal Concertgebouw […]

Dudamel, LA Phil and friends deliver the spirituality and the spectacle of Tan Dun’s “Buddha Passion” – Feb 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES. No symphony orchestra, it is safe to assume, has ever […]

Revenge is sweet and thrilling in Lyric Opera’s magnificent “Elektra” – Feb 05, 2019

And you think your family is screwed up. Elektra is an outcast, […]