Tuesday , April 16 2024

Concert Reviews

Concert Review: American Symphony Orchestra – Arnold Schoenberg, ‘Gurre-Lieder’ (22 March 2024, NYC)

Krysty Swann with the American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein

The Bard Festival Chorale and soloists joined Leon Botstein and the ASO for Schoenberg's massively orchestrated, rarely heard cantata.

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Concert Review: “From My Life” – Chamber Music of Dvořák, Beethoven, Smetana with Alexander Sitkovetsky, Wu Qian, Nicholas Canellakis

Composer Bedřich Smetana monument in Prague

What's happening in composers' lives often reverberates in the music they produce. The Asepct Chamber Music Series explored this at a revealing concert.

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Concert Review: Pianist Lucas Debargue Deploys Bach, Beethoven and Chopin to Champion 20th-Century Composer Nicolas Medtner

Carnegie Hall

Debargue played Bach, Beethoven and Chopin to set up a fiery performance of Russian composer Nicolas Medtner's youthful piano sonata.

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Concert Review (NYC): Clarion Choir Sings Rachmaninoff and World Premiere of ‘Vigil for Peace’ by Alexander Levine

Clarion Choir

The Clarion Choir's, precision, dynamics, balance, and overall musicality are always at the highest level.

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