REVIEW In Gershwin's 1925 concerto, Lise de la Salle gets into the swing of things.
Updated: October 07, 2010, - 05:35 PM
Following a world-premiere cello concerto by Rautavaara, a stupendous Brahms.
Updated: September 30, 2010, - 08:22 PM
This new production of the Gluck opera, directed by Lee Blakeley for Minnesota Opera, is dazzling and inventive.
Updated: September 27, 2010, - 04:58 PM
Minnesota Opera opens its season with an opera that embodies its composer's zeal for a nobler, simpler, less "Italian" style.
Updated: September 23, 2010, - 02:28 PM
In a concert full of pleasures, including Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, the Haydn concerto was a highlight.
Updated: September 17, 2010, - 06:18 PM
Classical CD review: Andrew Litton conducts Mendelssohn.
Updated: July 24, 2010, - 01:44 PM
A fruitful partnership produces another electrifying performance, this one capturing an expectant lyricism.
Updated: July 19, 2010, - 06:04 PM
The notion somehow persists that chamber music is the exclusive property of a coterie. Susceptible to conspiracy theories, I wonder whether this fabrication has been stealthily spread by enthusiasts looking to keep demand down and prices low. Happily, the audience for Sunday evening's marvelous Sommerfest program of music for strings and piano by Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Fauré -- the first of only two chamber concerts in this year's festival -- was not deterred.
Updated: July 12, 2010, - 07:45 PM
Guest violinist Vadim Gluzman, playing a historic Stradivarius, showed virtuosity and velocity in Saturday's Tchaikovsky.
Updated: July 12, 2010, - 03:44 PM