News
October 15, 2018

For New York music-lovers, the holiday season is signified not by turkeys or costumes or Kris Kringles, but by the Momenta Festival.

October 15, 2018

This year’s programs focus, respectively, on music with words, tides literal and emotional, disparate aural terrains, and strength in numbers.

October 15, 2018

On Oct. 17, the skillful pianist Guy Livingston will present “Dada at the Movies,” an audacious new multimedia program, which argues for Dada’s foresight and continued relevance.

September 24, 2018

CD Review —
Finding inner chill: Michael Adcock’s "Ragtime in Washington"

September 18, 2018

American pianist Michael Adcock discusses his musical influences, interests and more.

September 18, 2018

Organist Christopher Houlihan Pulls Out All the Stops at an Iconic Venue

August 27, 2018

Opera about Clara Schumann is the centerpiece of the 2019 Berlin Philharmonic Easter Festival

2019 is the 200th anniversary of Clara Schumann's birth

August 13, 2018

"the playing is superb and the renditions charming and affectionate."

August 9, 2018

A Bond with Music: An Interview with Victoria Bond and Myles Lee
By David DeBoor Canfield

August 8, 2018

Baruch Performing Arts Center announces its 2018-2019 season of opera, chamber music and jazz performances in the heart of Manhattan

August 8, 2018

October 1-4: Moving Sounds Festival 2018 - The Mahler Question

November 29-30: Ensemble Signal and Wolfgang Mitterer

August 8, 2018

October 13, 15, 17, and 19, 2018: Momenta Festival IV

August 8, 2018

"Adcock’s interpretations of these works flows very well while displaying a sense of shape and interpretive skill that makes this a required listen for anyone who longs for American piano music."

August 7, 2018

“The program here is really well-conceived. It demonstrates different aspects of Adcock’s technical skill, virtuosic flair, and interpretive ability. The music here is certainly the sort of collection of music that even a casual listener will want to return to regularly.”

August 7, 2018

The organ is louder and more impressive than a piano, thought a young Christopher Houlihan. Now, the musician and professor sets out to teach the next generation of organists while also showing the world how colorful and exciting organ music can be.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

This CD is outstanding in every parameter, and I believe the great majority of Fanfare’s readership would find this disc a worthwhile, and even essential acquisition.

August 2, 2018

Its performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ left Nazi officials speechless.

July 19, 2018

Sheer delight is also the primary reason to hear two new Centaur discs featuring pianist Michael Adcock.

 
July 19, 2018

Remarkable Depth and Versatility

July 12, 2018

"I strongly recommend this CD for any and all piano music fans, but mostly to those wistful to hear some good old ragtime played with the respect it deserves."

 
July 10, 2018

Baby Got Bach Artistic Director Orli Shaham and Executive Director Gail Wein are pleased to announce the engagement of Gene Sobczak and PROTEA Success Navigation in the advancement and continuing development of the organization.

June 14, 2018

Austrian Cultural Forum prides itself on an eclectic array of offerings, with regular programs presenting excellent composers and ensembles on the cusp of new music making. Pop has been among past proceedings, but an event like the one this Friday treads new ground for the venue.

 

June 8, 2018

From a very young age, pianists invest themselves fully in practice and performance. Their commitment is so deep and their talent so inspiring that it’s difficult to imagine them doing anything else.

June 7, 2018
May 31, 2018

The four presidential-focused concertos by Victoria Bond (born 1945) on a new Albany Records CD quite clearly have Copland’s Lincoln Portrait as a model – Bond herself says so – but they also, and rather more interestingly, adapt Charles Ives’ approach of including familiar, even homespun music within the newly composed material.

April 30, 2018
April 26, 2018

Listening to this CD, I was consistently struck by the tautness of Trio Vitruvi’s approach. The running piano figures up and down the keyboard have the crispness of the Beaux Arts Trio’s Menahem Pressler. 

April 26, 2018
Nelson Ebo
April 26, 2018

Angolan tenor Nelson Ebo's upcoming role is one that hits particularly close to home. Next month in Heartbeat Opera's new adaptation of Beethoven's Fidelio (May 3-13), Ebo sings Stan - or Florestan, in the original libretto - the black activist who is wrongfully incarcerated. Ebo, born during the Angolan Civil War, has seen injustice in his own life; he lost friends and family to illness and violence before leaving Angola to pursue singing in Spain.

Ebo spoke with us about being "the loudest one" of a family of 16 children, his early love of The Three Tenors, and what he has in common with Stan in this special Fidelio.

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