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Classical Music Reviews Archive

April 6, 1998
Sharing a Tenor Moment

A trio of tenors -- one romantic, one heroic, and one cerebral -- give individual performances that ring with originality.

March 30, 1998
Einstein on the Rocks

At the Met, Robert Wilson's minimalism meets Richard Wagner's maximalism, with catastrophic results.

March 30, 1998
In Brief: Yo-Yo Ma at Lincoln Center
March 16, 1998
Conduct Becoming

Budding maestros get a rare opportunity to practice with the real thing.

March 16, 1998
In Brief: "A Chekov Trilogy"

The Dicap Opera's young singers make the most of their material.

March 9, 1998
The Neutral Tone

Riccardo Chailly, the maestro of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, can't quite conduct the same heat his predecessors did.

March 2, 1998
In Brief: "Barbe-bleue"
March 2, 1998
Good Hair Day

The Metropolitan's production of "Samson et Dalila" is full of drama and suspense (not least of all when Plácido Domingo strives for those high notes).

February 23, 1998
Nordic Tracks

At this year's Focus! Festival, the Juilliard School spotlights new music from Scandinavia -- and the results, not surprisingly, are rather cool.

February 9, 1998
A Rorem Success

Ned Rorem's "Evidence of Things Not Seen," a 36-song score, finds a distinctly American musical voice for poets from Yeats to Whitman.

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