8:10 PM Charles Gounod — St. Cecilia Mass Conductor: Georges PretreEnsemble: Radio France Philharmonic Orchand ChorusBarbara Hendricks, sopranoLaurence Dale, tenorJean-Philippe LaFont, baritoneAngel/EMI, 47094 8:02 PM Joseph Haydn — Te Deum Key: CConductor: Trevor PinnockEnsemble: The English Concertand ChorusDG/Archiv, 423097 8:00 PM Maurice Durufle — Ubi Caritas Conductor: Dennis KeeneEnsemble: Voices of AscensionVinson Cole, tenorDelos, 3138 […]
Three concerts at the Lincoln Center Festival drove home how a younger generation has embraced Mr. Reich’s music as its own.
Mr. Benjamin, who wrote the opera “Written on Skin,” talks about his latest work, “Dream of a Song,” which has its American premiere at Tanglewood.
11:56 PM Perotin — Viderunt omnes Conductor: Elizabeth C. PattersonEnsemble: Gloria Dei CantoresGloriDeiCa, 56 11:54 PM Leonin — Haec dies Sharon Rose Pfeiffer, organGloriDeiCa, 56 11:18 PM Frederic Chopin — Preludes Opus: 28Martha Argerich, pianoDG/Archiv, 4794647 10:57 PM Zoltan Kodaly — Psalmus Hungaricus Opus: 13Conductor: Janos FerencsikEnsemble: London Philharmonic Orchestraand ChorusRaymond Nilsson, tenorEverest, 9008 10:25 […]
A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.
One of our music critics explored recordings to get a feel for this conductor’s work before he takes the role of music director of the New York Philharmonic.
10:39 PM Sir Arnold Bax — From Dusk Till Dawn Conductor: Bryden ThomsonEnsemble: London Philharmonic OrchestraChandos, 8863 10:26 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus” Conductor: William BoughtonEnsemble: English String OrchestraNimbus, 7009 9:33 PM Johannes Brahms — Piano Quartet No. 2 Key: AOpus: 26Emanuel Ax, pianoIsaac Stern, violinJaime Laredo, violaYo-Yo Ma, […]
Decades after this composer’s death, it is easier to recognize his indispensability and his place in the development of 20th-century music.
A lapsed violist and confirmed fan of Mozart visits Vienna, in search of the city where he came to prominence. Notable fact: The composer moved a lot.
10:44 PM Robert Schumann — Marchenbilder Opus: 113Karen Dreyfus, violaRobert McDonald, pianoBridge, 9016 10:27 PM Mikhail Glinka — Russlan and Ludmilla: Dances (Act 3) Conductor: Evgeny SvetlanovEnsemble: USSR Symphony OrchestraMelodiya, 1000166 10:02 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Opus: 43Conductor: Yuri TemirkanovEnsemble: Saint Petersburg PhilharmonicDmitri Alexeev, pianoRCA/BMG, 62710 9:58 PM Modest […]