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Classical Music Reviews Archive

September 5, 2009
The Fall of the Roman Opera

The Met’s new mess o’ Tosca.

August 24, 2009
Tree of Light

John Adams and Peter Sellars turn seductive with The Flowering Tree.

August 24, 2009
Good-Time Wolfgang

Mostly Mozart has found its niche: buoyant good fun. (With a little Stockhausen on the side.)

July 13, 2009
Tiny Blockbusters

Who says a composer has to be dead to sell records?

May 18, 2009
Master of His Domain

The rise and rise of conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim, genius of spontaneity.

April 27, 2009
A Stoner’s Revolt

Terry Riley’s In C, the founding work of minimalism, finally makes it to Carnegie Hall.

March 23, 2009
A Modest ‘Honor’

Jessye Norman’s tribute to African-American music.

February 16, 2009
One Marriage, Four Hands

György and Márta Kurtág, joined in life and at Zankel Hall.

January 20, 2009
Egyptian Revival

City Opera reminds us that Antony and Cleopatra doesn't deserve its bad rep.

December 22, 2008

Renée Fleming has reached that apex of divadom where she sings mostly the role of Renée Fleming.

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