Grimaud’s emphatic pianism pays mixed rewards for the Celebrity Series – Jan 26, 2024

Some pianists are born to play Brahms, some Beethoven, some Bach, […]

Akhmetshina debut propels Met’s retooled rodeo “Carmen” – Jan 03, 2024

The Metropolitan Opera rang out 2023 with a sold-out gala performance […]

Noisy protesters can’t ruin the richness and majesty of Met’s “Tannhäuser” – Dec 05, 2023

Climate protesters struck the Metropolitan Opera during this season’s first performance […]

MTT makes a heartening CSO return with gracious Mozart, souped-up Brahms  – Dec 04, 2023

What conductor has enjoyed the longest continuous relationship with the Chicago […]

Hrůša, Staatskapelle Berlin strike sparks with fresh, exhilarating Brahms – Nov 30, 2023

The Staatskapelle Berlin is one of the oldest continuously active orchestras […]

The present becomes prologue to the past with Aimard’s extraordinary Ligeti-plus evening – Nov 09, 2023

Classical music is generally thought of as something that’s just old, […]

“X” fires Met stage with compelling character portrait, colorful staging – Nov 08, 2023

The existence of a compelling opera about Malcolm X by the […]

“Dead Man Walking” powerfully opens Met season, video excess apart – Sep 29, 2023

It was a long trek, but Dead Man Walking finally made […]

Han Chen’s remarkable playing equal to the genius of Ligeti’s Etudes – Sep 26, 2023

György Ligeti’s three books of Études for piano are among the […]

Santa Fe season of rarities rounded out by a “Rusalka”of probing psychological depth – Aug 05, 2023

As if there were not enough reasons to visit Santa Fe […]