Many of us who have never been to Spain probably romanticize it or imagine certain things about it in our own personal way. Spain, for me, conjures the aroma of oranges and orange blossoms. There are a lot of orange trees in Spain and some fragrant tributes to the Citrus aurantium in the form of perfume. […]
The Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Bellini’s “I Puritani” includes the Met debut of the Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko.
Many opportunities await the face of the longest, most acrimonious labor dispute in U.S. orchestral history.
Graduates, faculty and performers from the Aspen Music Festival brought a taste of the summer program there to SubCulture on Wednesday.
The Manhattan String Quartet performed in “100 Years of the String Quartet” at the Tenri Cultural Institute on Wednesday.
Crystal Fans! This is the second in my Chats with Maximilian Riedel of Riedel Crystal of America! This week we talk about three different wine glasses and how each is formed to suit the individual grape they are designed for. Check out the interview for more surprising and interesting glass info! All That Glass Part […]
11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano; Gregg Baker, baritone BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” STRAUSS, JR: Overture to Eine Nacht in Venedig STRAUSS: Moulinet & Eislauf Polkas STRAUSS, JR: On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz LEHAR: “You are My Heart’s Delight” from Das Land des Lachelns LEHAR: “Volga Song” from Der Zarewitsch […]
An agreement to purchase four opera productions from the Salzburg Festival, without approval from the opera house’s board or Italian authorities, has turned into a scandal in Milan.
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Julia Fischer SOLOIST: Julia Fischer, violin ORCHESTRA: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major, K. 207 Richard Strauss Metamorphoses: Study for 23 Strings Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, BWV 1041 Arnold Schönberg Transfigured Nights for Strings, Op. 4
The coloratura mezzo-soprano’s strengths as a singing actress are especially vivid in the role of Desdemona.