- December 22, 2008
- The Young Old Master
Alisa Weilerstein, at 26, is too big a talent to be pigeonholed. Plus, Renée Fleming gives good diva in Thaïs.
- November 24, 2008
- The Devil Is in the Details
Extraordinary staging gets the most out of La Damnation de Faust.
- November 17, 2008
- Diversity Now!
Douglas Cuomo draws on ethnic musics of every variety—with a mongrel result.
- November 3, 2008
- Sketches of Spain
Period instruments put concertgoers in the world—not just the words—of Don Quixote.
- October 27, 2008
- Fission Power
Penny Woolcock’s production of Doctor Atomic burnishes a masterpiece.
- October 13, 2008
- Rethinking Lenny
Performers too young to have known Bernstein see his music afresh.
- June 9, 2008
- My Building Has Every Convenience
David Byrne attempts to turn a derelict ferry terminal into one immense musical instrument.
- June 2, 2008
- Lost Love
Peter Lieberson’s Neruda Songs, written for his late wife to sing, finds a new interpreter.
- May 5, 2008
- One Man’s Ceiling Is Another Man’s Floor
Paul Simon’s tribute at BAM was a triumph. So why’d he look so glum?
- April 28, 2008
- The Long March of Philip Glass
Satyagraha’s rivers of sound convey an endless quest for enlightenment. Or they’re really tedious.