Performances

Lyric Opera closes season with Weinberg’s moving, powerful “Passenger” – Feb 27, 2015

After all the press from performances in New York, Houston and Bregenz, [...]

DiDonato triumphs over dismal staging in Met’s “Donna del Lago” – Feb 18, 2015

When Paul Curran’s production of La Donna del Lago opened at Santa [...]

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center shines brightly in percussion program – Feb 07, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returned to the Harris Theater [...]

Muti, Chicago Symphony remake Russian showpieces in their own image – Feb 02, 2015

​The program that Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra offered at [...]

St. Olaf Choir brings luster and individuality to wide range of music – Feb 02, 2015

There’s a pleasant little mystery at the heart of many good choral [...]

Von Otter and Hewitt offer anticipations of spring in delightful afternoon of song – Jan 14, 2015

It may have been cold outside Mandel Hall Sunday–a fresh dusting of [...]

Champagne goes a bit flat in Met’s new “Merry Widow” – Jan 02, 2015

In some ways, operetta seems a natural choice for a New Year’s [...]

Yuja Wang delivers stunning artistry and blazing bravura in memorable Carnegie recital – Dec 15, 2014

Just as there are five-alarm fires, there are five-encore recitals, and New [...]

Lyric Opera’s uneven “Anna Bolena” lacks a sharp cutting edge – Dec 09, 2014

The Lyric Opera of Chicago’s opening performance of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena was [...]

Grand Torino: Noseda, inspired cast and Italian musicians hit the bullseye in a thrilling “William Tell” – Dec 05, 2014

The Teatro Regio Torino is steeped in tradition. Founded in 1740, the [...]