Wednesday , April 17 2024

Concert Reviews

Concert Review (NYC): The Sebastians with the Yale Voxtet – ‘Voices of Versailles’

The Sebastians and the Yale Voxtet

I wish more people knew how fun Baroque music can be. The instrumental ensemble The Sebastians and the superb singers of the Yale Voxtet joined forces to prove it.

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Concert Review: ‘Kammerraku Promise’ – Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura (Koto) and James Nyoraku Schlefer (Shakuhachi)

Cassatt String Quartet with Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi

Kyo-Shin-An Arts brought together the venerable Cassatt String Quartet with masters of the shakuhachi, the traditional bamboo flute, and the koto, the Japanese zither, for a scintillating concert.

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Concert Review: Joshua Bell and the New York Philharmonic – ‘The Elements’ (US Premiere) and Copland’s Third Symphony

Jaap van Zweden leads the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of 'The Elements' with combined works by Kevin Puts, Edgar Meyer, Jake Heggie, Jennifer Higdon, and Jessie Montgomery with soloist Joshua Bell and Copland's Third Symphony at David Geffen Hall, 9/29/2023. Photo by Chris Lee

The Elements, a new work by five composers for violin and orchestra, commissioned by Joshua Bell, succeeded on all levels at David Geffen Hall.

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Concert Review: Musicians from the Taiwan Philharmonic and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – ‘Boundless Enchantment’ (April 14, 2023)

Musicians from the Taiwan Philharmonic and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 14 April 2023

Musicians from the Taiwan Philharmonic and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center played music by Beethoven, Mozart, André Caplet, and a young Shostakovich.

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