After nearly 90 years, Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal still packs its Expressionist message about the dehumanization of people — especially women — in a mechanized society.
Free speech is one good thing we can never get too much of. Even when the speaker is Donald Trump.
The Philadelphia Orchestra did something rarely seen these days by a major band: It programmed two substantial, commissioned works for the same concert, and both were warmly received.
Richard Burgin’s latest story collection again shows an American master — part Cheever, part Poe — at the height of his form.
The Johannes Quartet showed its mettle in stimulating and sharp-edged performances across a broad repertory. This was one of the season’s best.
Trevor Nunn’s Pericles gives a fresh hearing to one of Shakespeare’s most neglected texts.
Ricardo Morales joined the Miró Quartet for a superb evening of music-making, concluding with Mozart’s great Clarinet Quintet.
The Philadelphia Orchestra brought back the work that made it famous, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony, in a performance that marks their American debut of it 100 years ago.
After a slow start, the Modigliani Quartet lived up to their reputation in a Perelman recital.
Guest conductor Vladimir Jurowski led the orchestra in a varied and challenging program that drew from it some of its best playing in years.