Performances

Theofanidis’ “Northern Lights” premiere proves less than the sum of its multimedia parts – Aug 10, 2014

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who like [...]

Santa Fe Opera’s leaden “Dr. Sun Yat-sen” leaves one hungry for more musical substance – Aug 09, 2014

When Santa Fe Opera decided to pull the plug on the world [...]

Stravinsky and Mozart make colorful music together in Santa Fe Opera double bill – Aug 08, 2014

Santa Fe Opera had a special connection to Igor Stravinsky in the [...]

The personal is political in Santa Fe’s incendiary border-crisis “Carmen” – Aug 07, 2014

Santa Fe Opera’s new production of Carmen is the third staging I [...]

Updated Donizetti and Beethoven offer mixed results at Santa Fe Opera – Aug 06, 2014

It is an odd summer at the Santa Fe Opera, considering the [...]

National Youth Orchestra’s impressive Carnegie stand shows the kids are alright – Jul 24, 2014

The first thought that comes to mind seeing over 100 teenagers dressed [...]

Susanna Mälkki makes resounding Ravinia debut with CSO – Jul 21, 2014

Midori may have been the marquee name for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s [...]

Caramoor Festival serves up bel canto rarity with Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia” – Jul 15, 2014

Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia is one of the composer’s strongest works. It consistently [...]

Nelsons, Mutter and BSO team up for grand night of Dvořák at Tanglewood – Jul 13, 2014

The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s all-Dvořák program at Tanglewood’s Koussevitzky Shed Friday night [...]

Houston Grand Opera delivers powerful experience with “The Passenger” – Jul 12, 2014

If anything might refute Theodore Adorno’s statement that “to write a poem [...]