Archive for February, 2018

Tharaud brings Gallic charm to Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” – Feb 14, 2018

Alexandre Tharaud released a curious recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 13, 2018

This weekend is shaping up to be an operatic one, with …

Shostakovich fares best in Gabel’s mixed outing with NSO – Feb 09, 2018

It’s hard to understate the near-giddiness that the opening of Shostakovich’s …

Röschmann draws audience into exquisite gloom in Vocal Arts recital – Feb 09, 2018

Dorothea Röschmann brought a dark-hued program of lieder by German and …

Muti, Chicago Symphony warm up a chilly night at the Kennedy Center – Feb 08, 2018

It took more than a decade, but the Chicago Symphony Orchestra …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 07, 2018

Two piano recitals should be highlights of the week to come. …

A Russian night of magic and fantasy from Lintu, NSO – Feb 01, 2018

This must be the week for resurrecting forgotten ballet scores. With …

Critic’s Choice – Feb 01, 2018

Was Richard Strauss, known more for his symphonic tone poems and …