Tag Archives: Jonathan Biss

2011-2012 Symphony Season Openers

Symphony Orchestras across the country are bustling to complete the final preparations for their opening concert. The brochures have been printed and mailed (or put online), subscribers’ tickets are sent, contracts for guest performers have been sealed, and the music, … Continue reading

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Why “The Elixir of Love” Makes Opera Appealing

There are many who scoff at the idea of listening to, let alone attending, an opera. They picture one of Wagner’s heavy pieces (his are all heavy, actually), and cover their ears at the thought of enduring such torture of … Continue reading

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Interview: Pianist Jonathan Biss

American Pianist Jonathan Biss has come far since his 2000 New York recital debut at the 92nd Street Y’s Tisch Center for the Arts, and his New York Philharmonic debut under the baton of Kurt Masur. In two days, he’ll … Continue reading

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