- November 28, 2005
- Pilot Error
Skip The Little Prince and take your kids to a real opera instead. They’ll thank you later.
- October 27, 2005
- Così Fan Tutte
Sheer musical excellence is what drives this 'Cosi,' one of those now-I-can-die-happy performances that comes along rarely.
- November 7, 2005
- Press Play
If pop acts go on tour to plug their albums, why shouldn’t Cecilia Bartoli or Renée fleming?
- October 24, 2005
- The New New Things
Philip Glass’s latest work drones on at BAM; Ricky Ian Gordon gets a magical premiere at Lincoln Center.
- October 17, 2005
- Foreign Competition
The London Symphony Orchestra and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic make dazzling visitsóand the home team looks pretty anemic in comparison.
- October 10, 2005
- Unchained Melody
The Met pulls out all the star power it can for the season debutówith (mostly) spectacular results.
- September 5, 2005
- New Life
A new production’s weird staging can’t diminish the huge emotional scope of Britten’s 'Death in Venice.'
- June 27, 2005
- Aging Gracelessly
A misbegotten concert staging of 'South Paciﬁc' makes it clear why this show isn’t revived more often.
- January 26, 1998
- In Brief:
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
- February 14, 2000
As if acknowledging his ascent to the top ranks of conducting, a supremely confident Simon Rattle led the Philadelphians in Schoenberg's massive "Gurrelieder."