Making his debut as the latest artistic partner, Edo de Waart helps the SPCO sink its teeth into the piece.
Updated: January 10, 2011, - 09:54 AM
CD REVIEW Osmo Vänskä and soloist Yevgeny Sudbin share a devotion to lucidity and daring dynamics in their first disc of piano concertos.
Updated: December 25, 2010, - 12:41 PM
A handful of discs that caught my attention in the past year.
Updated: December 11, 2010, - 02:55 PM
Music of the French baroque is followed by Haydn and Stravinsky.
Updated: December 10, 2010, - 04:59 PM
REVIEW Bach's "Brandenburg" Concerto No. 5 was the wild highlight of an evening with Laurence Cummings.
Updated: November 27, 2010, - 10:31 PM
Austrian conductor Hans Graf put the dazzling music front and center as he led the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra through its stirring homage to Paris and Vienna. It was almost perfection, if not for the program notes.
Updated: November 13, 2010, - 05:49 PM
Orchestra's performance of big Berlioz work swings between passion and pathos, menace and melancholy.
Updated: November 04, 2010, - 07:52 PM
For 51 seasons, the conductor/composer has remained steadfast and serious about his music making.
Updated: October 21, 2010, - 06:43 PM
In spite of lukewarm program choices, the orchestra sounded exceptional in this concert. You're unlikely to hear a better Dvorak rendition, even in Prague.
Updated: October 14, 2010, - 09:05 PM