The Dutch conductor will helm the New York and Hong Kong Philharmonics, a pinnacle that began with a push from Leonard Bernstein.
Eva-Maria Westbroek’s third take on the role allows her to explore antiheroic qualities while bringing compassion to character.
‘A light tower for this city-in-progress,’ after years of delays and a tenfold increase in costs.
A new version of ‘Jeptha’ leads the fall for the Dutch National Opera & Ballet, and other performances of note this season.
Elizabeth Njoroge uses her ‘rock star’ gifts to create orchestras and run programs that give poor youth the chance to perform and learn.
10:56 PM Johann Sebastian Bach — Violin Sonata No. 4 Key: cConductor: Jose SerebrierEnsemble: Bournemouth Symphony OrchestraNaxos, 572050 10:28 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Piano Concerto No. 23 Key: AConductor: Mitsuko UchidaEnsemble: Cleveland OrchestraMitsuko Uchida, pianoLondon, 13276 10:21 PM Johann Strauss II — Cinderella: Prelude to Act III Conductor: Michael DittrichEnsemble: Slovak Radio SO, BratislavaM […]
The orchestra’s fortunes have improved in the years since JoAnn Falletta took over, and she hopes to make it more central to the city’s identity.
Larry Miller reviews his pick for Book of the Day:
Today’s Book of the Day is Empire of Cotton.
10:46 PM Anton Bruckner — String Quintet Key: FConductor: Jurgen GeiseEnsemble: Cis Collegium Mozarteum SalzbuArte Nova, 34016 10:34 PM Johan Svendsen — Norwegian Rhapsody No. 4 Opus: 22Conductor: Bjarte EngesetEnsemble: South Jutland Symphony Orch.Naxos, 570322 10:28 PM Johann Strauss II — Voices of Spring Opus: 410Conductor: Jascha HorensteinEnsemble: Vienna State Opera OrchestraChesky Rec, 95 10:03 […]
Conductor Hannu Lintu
Hannu Lintu is not concerned much with subtlety. The Finnish conductor, who last appeared with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2013, tends toward out-sized, expressive gestures. In his latest program with the band from Charm City, heard on Saturday night in the Music Center at Strathmore, broad strokes most suited him, especially in a hard-lined performance of Dvořák’s