REVIEWS


Reviews

Four Opera Stagings in Parma: Traditional to Ingenious to Ridiculous

October 20, 2017 | George Loomis, Musical America
PARMA, ITALY—As with opera in the rest of Italy, the Parma Verdi Festival has had its ups and downs. On my last visit, in 2008 , things were looking up. A product of the city’s Teatro Regio, the festival had grown to a four-week event … » Read
 

Reviews

Prestini's Hubble Cantata: 45 Minutes of Snooze for Five of Dazzle

October 18, 2017 | Richard Ginell 
HOLLYWOOD, CA—Two cardinal rules in show business are, “always leave ‘em wanting more,” and “you gotta have a gimmick.” Both can be applied to Paola Prestini’s The Hubble Cantata , which tries to grapple … » Read
 

Reviews

'Monteverdi 450' Takes Chicago by Storm

October 17, 2017 | Wynne Delacoma, Musical America
CHICAGO—John Eliot Gardiner brought his Monteverdi 450 project, launched in April in Aix-en-Provence, to the U.S. last week. The result at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in downtown Chicago was sheer magic. Designed to honor … » Read
 

Reviews

Boulez's Repóns at the Armory: An Ideal Fit

October 12, 2017 | Bruce Hodges, Musical America
In 1986, Pierre Boulez's Rep óns arrived for its United States premiere, staged at the Columbia University gymnasium, with the Ensemble Intercontemporain (EIC) led by the composer. Writing in The New York Times , chief music critic Donal … » Read
 

Reviews

Musical Gems at the Dublin Theater Festival

October 10, 2017 | Keith Clarke, Musical America
DUBLIN--One of Ireland’s best-kept secrets is the Dublin Theater Festival, which has been putting a first-class season in the city’s historic venues for 60 years. Festival Artistic Director and CEO Willie White is keen to link theater … » Read
 

Reviews

Resistance, Sorrow, and Hope from the Momenta Quartet

October 9, 2017 | Bruce Hodges, Musical America
NEW YORK – Politics and art can create powerful, persuasive synergy when fused imaginatively. In a program titled “Tyrants and Liberators,” the Momenta Quartet offered unusually topical commentary that touched both head and … » Read
 
 

»More News


WHO'S BLOGGING

 

WHO ELSE IS BLOGGING

Law and Disorder by GG Arts Law

Career Advice by Legendary Manager Edna Landau

Munich Times by Andrew Powell

An American in Paris by Frank Cadenhead

NOTED ENDEAVORS
Interviews with musicians who have successfully created their own opportunities.

Read more about this video

 

 

PROFESSIONAL
   GROWTH

ADVERTISEMENT

»

NETWORK

ADVERTISEMENT

»

Updates to artist manager rosters

»

RENT A PHOTO

Search Musical America's archive of photos from 1900-1992.

 

»BROWSE & SEARCH ARCHIVE