Friday , December 15 2017
Home / Music / Reviews music / Concert Reviews (page 5)

Concert Reviews

Concert Review: Composer Portraits – Ashley Fure (International Contemporary Ensemble, NYC 2/4/16)

Ashley Fure's non-melodic, mostly non-rhythmic music makes you think, and her focus on the physicality of instruments – the wood and strings and glue and metal – gives her work, especially her newest pieces, a visceral appeal too.

Read More »

Concert Review: Juilliard415 with Jordi Savall – ‘Shakespeare & Cervantes: Dreams and Follies’ (NYC 1/30/2016)

The 'eminence grise' of Early Music led the Juilliard School's main Early Music group in an crowd-pleasing concert with readings, all in tribute to the music of the time of Shakespeare and Cervantes.

Read More »

Concert/Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): ‘The Count Meets The Duke’ Celebrates Count Basie and Duke Ellington

Count Basie and Duke Ellington, both phenomenal pianists, composers and bandleaders were fierce competitors. But not at the recording studio or concert hall.

Read More »

Concert Review: ‘With You Armenia’ – Armenian and Russian Music with Mischa Maisky, Lily Maisky, Alissa Margulis and Elena Lisitsian (NYC, Nov. 30, 2015)

Four musicians including world-famous cellist Mischa Maisky gathered for a concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide. Music by Russian and Armenian composers made up a program that asserted the power of art to challenge cruelty and violence.

Read More »

Concert Review: Pianist Tania Stavreva – ‘Kaleidoscope Rhythms!’ – Music of Chopin, Mompou, Vladigerov and More (NYC 11/15/15)

Stavreva champions composers from her native Bulgaria, plays a mean Chopin, and is unafraid to perform her own works of rumbling, percussive intensity.

Read More »