- November 26, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
- ¡Qué Fantástico!
Gustavo Dudamel makes an enormously charismatic New York debut.
- November 19, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
- After the Disappearing Act
Barber’s Vanessa isn’t the forgotten marvel they say it is—but it’s a great vehicle for City Opera’s star soprano.
- November 5, 2007
- The New Prewar
Old-style luxury returns (or does it?) at Fifteen Central Park West and the Plaza.
- November 5, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
- Fair Is Foul, and Foul Is Fair
Verdi’s Macbeth returns to the Met, in awkward, stagy fashion.
- October 29, 2007 |
- Santiago Calatrava
Whether they’re built or not (and at least one will be), his designs imagine our city in gloriously exuberant terms.
- October 22, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
- Vital Organist
Paul Jacobs can shake the rafters—and your soul.
- October 15, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
- Orchestrating Change
The New York Philharmonic is as reliable and consistent as a metronome—and about as dull.
- October 8, 2007 | Feature
- The Liberation of Daniel Libeskind
The architect who lost the battle over the Freedom Tower (though not, in his opinion, the war) may now build Manhattan’s tallest residential building. And he’s built a whole new career for himself by carefully mining the line between idealism and concession.
- October 8, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
- Pretty Bloody Good
Natalie Dessay is a fabulous, if not exactly subtle, Lucia.
- December 3, 2007 | Intelligencer
- Coast of Dystopia
Thankfully, the delirious New York of the Hudson Yards proposals won’t get built.