Augustin Hadelich, Joyce Yang and Pablo Villegas were great; the “multimedia” element, not so much.
“Manon Lescaut,” which has had several recent productions, has something to offer to those who love Puccini and to those who don’t.
10:36 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Piano Concerto No. 2 Key: gOpus: 22Conductor: Mario BernardiEnsemble: CBC Vancouver OrchestraStephane Lemelin, pianoCBC(RCI), 5178 9:55 PM Leo Delibes — Sylvia: Act 1 Conductor: Richard BonyngeEnsemble: New Philharmonia OrchestraLondon, 425475 9:46 PM Johann Strauss II — Roses from the South Opus: 388Conductor: Willi BoskovskyEnsemble: Vienna Symphony OrchestraLondon, 4780228 9:19 PM […]
Mr. Shirley-Quirk was a British chemistry teacher who almost by accident became a world-renowned bass-baritone and made 30 appearances at the Met between 1974 and 1991.
The Miller Theater’s Bach, Revisited series continued with a program of works by Bach and Joan Tower, although the latter composer saw little connection between their respective music.
Gilles Vonsattel played works by Beethoven, George Benjamin, Liszt, Messiaen, Heinz Holliger and Frederic Rzewski on Friday at Bargemusic.
10:54 PM Enrique Granados — Danzas espanolas No. 7 Angel Romero, guitarCeledonio Romero, guitarTelarc, 80216 10:22 PM Antonin Dvorak — Symphony No. 8 Key: GOpus: 88Conductor: Myung-Whun ChungEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraDG/Archiv, 469046 10:11 PM Igor Stravinsky — Fireworks (Feu d’artifice) Opus: 4Conductor: Charles DutoitEnsemble: Montreal Symphony OrchestraLondon, 414409 9:45 PM Frederic Chopin — Piano Sonata […]
In a series called Collected Stories, the composer David Lang curates an alluring set of programs that explore the idea of storytelling in music.
Concert-hall intermissions were not always what they are today, and some people would like to see them reconsidered.