Performances

On a cool night, Grant Park Music Festival serves up cool Czech rarities – Jul 04, 2016

More than fifty years after his death, Bohuslav Martinů’s music remains inexplicably […]

New York City Opera shows renewed life with Catán’s “Florencia” – Jun 25, 2016

The reconstituted New York City Opera seems bent on silencing any doubters. […]

Muti, Chicago Symphony close anniversary season with majestic Bruckner – Jun 25, 2016

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 125th anniversary season is drawing to a close […]

Pianist Helmchen delivers fresh Beethoven in outstanding Chicago Symphony debut – Jun 11, 2016

Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is not the first vehicle one would […]

Ax plays Beethoven with insight and the long view – May 03, 2016

Take an athlete’s reflexes, a singer’s way with a phrase, and an […]

Muti leads singers and Chicago Symphony in a delightful, world-class “Falstaff” – Apr 23, 2016

Did any octogenarian ever bid farewell to his art with a more […]

Nelsons, Boston Symphony close season with a French and Russian bang – Apr 23, 2016

The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s season-closing program Thursday night had the look of […]

Jansons and Bavarian orchestra deliver a “Leningrad” for the ages – Apr 19, 2016

 This season’s Symphony Center Presents orchestra series came to a close Sunday […]

Nelsons, Boston Symphony stand strong in uncompromising Mahler Ninth – Apr 16, 2016

Leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra Thursday night, Andris Nelsons had the air […]

Andsnes and friends serve up a memorable afternoon of Brahms – Apr 13, 2016

Performing just one of Brahms’ mighty piano quartets demands four players with […]