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Concert Review: ‘Hommage to Princesse de Polignac’ – Music by Debussy, Satie, Stravinsky, Fauré and More at Baryshnikov Arts Center (NYC, Nov. 3 2015)

Winnaretta Singer, the Princesse de Polignac

This entertaining, amusing, and artistically rewarding evening evoked the music and the spirit of the Paris salon culture that sponsored and inspired many artists, musicians, and writers of great fame. Read More »

Concert Review: John Adams with the Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale and the Brentano String Quartet at Avery Fisher Hall, NYC 10/19/2014

Composer John Adams, photo by Margaretta Mitchell

Composer John Adams led the musicians in Beethoven, Stravinsky, and his own "Absolute Jest," a wonderful new work by a composer at the top of his game. Read More »

Music Review: The Bad Plus – ‘The Rite of Spring’

The Bad Plus

The Bad Plus should be commended for tackling a prohibitive work, but the result is a tame interpretation of the original. Read More »

Dance-Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Rite’ at BAM


"The Rite of Spring" descends on Brooklyn in an exciting new context. Read More »

Music Review: Neil Alexander – Darn That Dream: Solo Piano Vol. 1

Neil Alexander's Darn That Dream is solo piano jazz at its best. Read More »

Concert Review: The New York Philharmonic with Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes (NYC, 9/19/2012)

Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic showed mastery of rhythm, dynamics, and tone in their first performance together of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. Read More »

Theatre Review (LA): Petrushka by Stravinsky and Basil Twist at the Broad Stage

This adaptation of Stravinsky's ballet by master puppeteer Basil Twist made for a short but inspiring evening. Read More »

New Venues Open Their Doors For Classical Music

Do New York nightclubs hold new possibilities for classical musicians and their audience? Read More »