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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 »