Pianist Constantine Finehouse and violinist Daniel Kurganov are well-matched musicians, and have recorded a superb album.
Kevin Leong is unquestionably an inspired choice to lead this chorus.
David Lang’s score is hypnotic, and Emmanuel Music’s quartet of singers gave wonderful renditions.
The thought of the Kissin/Emerson collaboration was very intriguing, and I anticipated amazing music making.
There were the inevitable crowd-pleasers on which Audra McDonald puts her impassioned stamp.
This performance was far more than special and crazily beautiful — it was extraordinary.
Their combined sound, made by two nested pianos, their lids off, aided and abetted by Jordan Hall’s superb acoustics, was irresistible.
The members of this trio seem to have preternatural access to each other’s musical thoughts.
It’s hard to sit through these six masterpieces and not feel, for the moment, that life is really good.
Time seemed to stand still, a reflection of Jeremy Denk and Stefan Jackiw’s astonishing polish — they understand the music of Charles Ives deeply.