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Concert Review: The American Classical Orchestra and Chorus with Soprano Hana Blažiková (NYC, 4/21/15)

Thomas Crawford conducts the American Classical Orchestra

Earthly Love and Celestial Love battle for the soul of Mary Magdalene in Caldara's rarely performed oratorio 'Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo.' Read More »

Opera Review (NYC): Handel’s ‘Semele’ Directed by Zhang Huan at BAM

Jane Archibald Canadian Opera Company Semele Handel BAM

Some critics disdained this production when it settled in Canada in 2012. But while in some respects it may confound, it feels honest, both musically and theatrically. Plus: Sumo wrestlers! Read More »

Concert Review: Pianist Carlo Grante’s ‘Masters of High Romanticism’ Brahms Program – Lincoln Center, NYC (2/10/15)

Carlo Grante with Bosendorfer grand piano

The pianist's intellectual approach to the music was loving and respectful as well. Read More »

Music Review: David Axelrod – Rock Interpretations Of Handel’s Messiah

David Axelrod turned Handel's Messiah into a semi-rock classic. Hallelujah! Read More »

Music Review: Lisa Smirnova, G.F. Handel – Die Acht Grossen Suiten (The Eight Suites Great Suites)

Piano virtuoso Lisa Smirnova's masterful interpretations of early Handel. Read More »

Book Review: Handel’s Path To Covent Garden by E.A. Bucchianeri

Handel's evolution from Italian opera to oratorios is related. Read More »

Hendrix, Handel And Rock’s Classical Connection

Connecting the dots between Hendrix, Handel, Hot Tuna, classical music and rock and roll. Read More »

Music Review: Martin Rev – Stigmata

A significant departure for one of the founding members of Suicide. Read More »