Saturday , August 13 2022

Concert Reviews

Concert Review: Emerson String Quartet, Renée Fleming, Simone Dinnerstein, Uma Thurman – ‘Penelope’ by André Previn, Tom Stoppard at Carnegie Hall (NYC, 23 January 2022)

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A starry concert event showcased Previn's last composition along with Greig, Fauré and Philip Glass plus new music by Kevin Puts.

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Concert Review (NYC): American Classical Orchestra Plays Mozart at Alice Tully Hall (14 December 2021)

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The musicians' joy at performing live on stage in a well-tuned concert hall again was visible in their body language as well as audible in their sound.

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Concert Review (NYC): ‘Handel & Hanukkah’ – Clarion Choir and Clarion Orchestra Perform ‘Judas Maccabeus’ and More, 1 December 2021

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There's more to Handel and the holidays than the 'Messiah.' A suite from his oratorio 'Judas Maccabeus' featured original instruments and superb soloists.

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Concert Review (NYC): Talea Ensemble Performs U.S. Premieres of Azrieli Music Prize Winners

Talea Ensemble performs at DiMenna Center for Classical Music for Azrieli Music Prizes, 10/16/2021. Photo by Chris Lee

The virtuosity of the Talea Ensemble in conjunction with five genre-bending composers left me feeling inspired and grateful to be both a musician and a concert-going New Yorker more than ever before.

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