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Chicago Opera Theater scales the heights with “Everest,” “Aleko” double bill – Nov 19, 2019

Chicago Opera Theater may be entering a golden age in its […]

First-class cast, stylish staging make a “Don Giovanni” to die for at Lyric Opera – Nov 19, 2019

When Lyric Opera of Chicago debuted Robert Falls’ production of Don […]

Music, beauty and jugglers make for a memorable night in Met’s “Akhnaten” – Nov 10, 2019

Akhnaten, the last opera in Philip Glass’s trilogy of science, politics, […]

Gerhaher and Huber illuminate the darkness in an evening of Mahler songs – Oct 27, 2019

Art song touring programs tend to be mix-and-match affairs: a little […]

Tetzlaff and Vogt open Miami chamber season in brilliant style – Oct 26, 2019

Some artists are reliable exponents of a limited, specialist repertoire. Others […]

Chamber Music Society delivers youthful Mozart, sublime Schubert – Oct 25, 2019

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMSLC) opened its ninth […]

Composer Rouse writes his epitaph in final masterwork, unveiled in Cincinnati – Oct 19, 2019

Cincinnati. One of the country’s most venerable ensembles, the Cincinnati Symphony […]

Christian Gerhaher to explore the world in Mahler’s songs – Oct 15, 2019

Musical partners now for over three decades, Christian Gerhaher and Gerold […]

Met opens season with a heartening and memorable “Porgy and Bess” – Sep 25, 2019

Since its debut, Porgy and Bess has been consistently hectored by […]

Domingo departs “Macbeth” and Met over harassment allegations – Sep 25, 2019

When Macbeth opens tonight at the Metropolitan Opera, it will be without star […]