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When James Levine leads the Metropolitan Opera in “Le Nozze di Figaro” on Saturday, it will be his 2,500th performance with the company.
An intentional dearth of light, cohesiveness and clarity makes “The Source,” an oratorio of leaked war logs, the perfect medium for the message.
The bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni, known for Mozart operas, offered a concert of German lieder at Zankel Hall.
Lang Lang played two Mozart piano concertos with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic.
I am still in the process of reading all of the critical responses that have appeared so far to the “Death of Klinghoffer” at the Metropolitan Opera, and I know more will follow. I am compiling all the links here in part simply as a service to myself, but I’m sure I’m not the only person who is interested in the discussion. I’ll keep adding more as I get them.
In a Carnegie Hall concert, Maurizio Pollini’s programming choices showed a change in emphasis and message.
Mr. Paulus’s warmly received musical output was prodigious, including 13 operas and some 400 choral works.
The composer John Adams conducted players from Yale and the Brentano String Quartet in a program that included his “Pure Jest,” inspired by Beethoven.
Joined by the pianist Yefim Bronfman, the Emerson String Quartet performed a program last Tuesday featuring works by Beethoven, Purcell, Britten and Schumann.
The American Symphony Orchestra performed “Marriage Actually,” a program of Strauss works inspired by conjugal life, on Wednesday at Carnegie Hall.