Feb. 18 2015

Wednesday 2/18/15 San Francisco Symphony

11:00 PM Conductors: V. Jurowski/Michael Tilson Thomas Soloist: Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano Scriabin: Reverie, Opus 24 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2, Opus 18 Debussy: Jeux Debussy: La Mer Debussy: Symphony of Psalms

Feb. 17 2015

Review: Blue Heron Performs ‘Missa De plus en plus’ at Corpus Christi Church

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The Boston ensemble delved into Johannes Ockeghem’s Mass of that title, which was influenced by a love song with the same name by an earlier composer.

Feb. 17 2015

Honoring Two Great Ladies of Music

In honor of Black History Month, Baltimore Concert Opera is presenting This Little Light of Mine: The Stories of Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price. Commissioned by Cincinnatti Opera, this one-woman “live documentary” will be performed by its creator, critically acclaimed soprano and narrator Adrienne Danrich. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking to Julia Cooke, […]

Feb. 17 2015

Tuesday 2/17/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Mitsuko Uchida Conducts Mozart from the Keyboard Stravinsky: Concerto in D Major for String Orchestra Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat Major, K. 456 Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K.546 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K.271 (Jeunehomme) Mozart: Piano Concerto No.11 in F Major, K.413

Feb. 16 2015

Review: Jessye Norman’s Salute to the Love Song at Carnegie Hall

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The soprano dabbled in the popular canon at a Valentine’s Day concert featuring songs by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington and others.

Feb. 16 2015

Review: Auryn Quartet Forges a Radiance at the Frick

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The string quartet played a program of Mozart, Ravel and Brahms at the Frick Collection’s Music Room on Sunday afternoon.

Feb. 16 2015

A Maestro’s London Return Fuels Theories

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The orchestra’s residency last week again raised a question of whether London could be Mr. Rattle’s next stop.

Feb. 16 2015

Sweetest Violins Explained: Holes Fill in Blanks

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What was it about the exquisite instruments produced in Cremona, Italy? Researchers conducted experiments to find out.

Feb. 16 2015

Monday 2/16/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

Conductors: Alan Gilbert; Lorin Maazel Soloists: Emmanuel Ax, piano Robert Langevin, flute Nancy Allen, harp Bach: Keyboard Concerto in D Minor Schoenberg: Piano Concerto Mozart: Symphony No.36, Linz Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp

Feb. 15 2015

Review: Danish National Symphony Orchestra Honors Sibelius and Nielsen at Carnegie Hall

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The violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter was the accompanying soloist for the ensemble, which was conducted by Cristian Macelaru.

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