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Aggressive virtuosity and fitful poetry in Lang Lang’s return to Chicago – May 11, 2015

Following its regular opera season, another mariachi musical, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s […]

Stephen Hough’s luminous artistry makes for memorable Chopin, Debussy in Boston – May 11, 2015

No two composers transformed the sound of the piano quite like Chopin […]

Les Arts Florissants makes a delightful (and belated) Miami debut – May 03, 2015

The New World Center was transformed into an intimate Baroque opera house […]

Mutter shines in two rare concertos with Tilson Thomas and New World Symphony – Apr 27, 2015

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter’s first Miami performance in two decades drew a large […]

Australian Chamber Orchestra closes Fort Lauderdale classical season on high note – Apr 25, 2015

A dark and ghostly performance of Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 was the […]

Kissin’s distinctive mastery brings illumination on a rainy afternoon – Apr 23, 2015

There are innumerable gifted keyboard artists on the current scene. But there […]

Lockhart, BBC Concert Orchestra make mixed impression in Miami – Apr 17, 2015

British orchestras bring a special idiomatic affinity to the music of their […]

Significant (and belated) U.S. premieres highlight Eötvös program with New World Symphony – Apr 06, 2015

Miami’s new-music faithful filled New World Center Saturday night, staying through the […]

Conductor and individual artists shine in Met’s unfocused “Don Carlo” – Apr 01, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera was fairly well packed on Monday for the return […]

When worlds converge, with Batiashvili and Lewis – Mar 31, 2015

The Celebrity Series of Boston offered two celebrities for the price of […]