Opera Album Review: A Terrific Recording of a Handel Pathbreaker — Powered by a Rock-Star Mezzo-Soprano

September 28, 2020
Posted in , , ,

Agrippina (1709), an enormous hit at the Met this past season, proves, by turns, gripping, sardonic, and exquisite.

Read More

Visual Arts Review: Play It Loud — Admiring the Tools that Made the Tunes

May 20, 2019
Posted in , , , , ,

Play It Loud is porn for musicians and fans who fetishize the tools of the trade.

Read More

Opera Commentary: The Mess at the Met — … curtain!

August 22, 2014
Posted in , , ,

On the surface, this is a deal that lets both sides go forward having saved face, though a closer look at things suggests that the musicians came out ahead.

Read More

Recent Posts