Tag Archives: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Review: A Nostalgia Trip at the New York Philharmonic

Source: New York Times » Music

While the program of Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Haydn, led by the pianist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane, was finely executed, it felt safe and predictable.

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Review: Listening at the Met, After James Levine

Source: New York Times » Music

Performances of “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Norma” provided a glimpse at the post-Levine company, and offered reflections of social and political upheaval.

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At Salzburg Whitsun, a Travesty Is a Good Thing

Source: New York Times » Music

The singer and artistic director Cecilia Bartoli will perform the male lead in “Ariodante,” continuing her singular career decisions.

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Review: A Quartet With Sunny Energy and Grunge-Band Grit

Source: New York Times » Music

The Calidore String Quartet, winners of a $100,000 chamber music prize last year, played Mozart and Ligeti at the Rose Studio at Lincoln Center.

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Remember When ‘Figaro’ Was Set in Trump Tower?

Source: New York Times » Music

Peter Sellars on his Reagan-era staging of “Le Nozze di Figaro” (1988), why he chose the setting, and what Mozart was saying about money, class and power.

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Review: Mozart Reimagined in a Violent, Racist World

Source: New York Times » Music

“Così Fan Tutte,” which was originally set in Naples, now takes place in an East African country, where two of the main characters disguise themselves in blackface.

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Marc-André Hamelin Gradually Ups the Ante at Carnegie Hall

Source: New York Times » Music

This acclaimed pianist’s recital ranged from Mozart, Ravel and Liszt to the New York premiere of his own “Pavane Variée.”

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Critic’s Notebook: At Glimmerglass Festival, ‘The Magic Flute’ Is Among the Reimagined

Source: New York Times » Music

In addition to Mozart’s “Flute,” this event’s 40th-anniversary repertory includes productions of “Cato in Utica,” “Candide” and “Macbeth.”

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Critic’s Notebook: Review: Exploring Captivity in Handel’s ‘Alcina’ and Mozart’s ‘Entführung’ at Aix-en-Provence Festival

Source: New York Times » Music

Each presentation offered an 18th-century work in a 21st-century style, though the results differed markedly.

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ArtsBeat: Mark Morris Bringing a Handel Work to Mostly Mozart Festival

Source: New York Times » Music

The Mark Morris Dance Group will offer a new staging of Handel’s “Acis and Galatea” at the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center this summer.

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