A selection of M&V 'irony' articles
Think Again - A late review of Anvil (and some musings on classical music equivalents), by Gordon Rumson
Ensemble. Full of Irony - Shostakovich's 'The Nose', reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Ensemble. A Real Surprise - Celso Albelo hits Venice as Nemorino in Donizetti's 'L'Elisir d'Amore', by Giuseppe Pennisi
Ensemble. 'Alceste' in the Madhouse - Giuseppe Pennisi files his last report from the 2010 Aix-en-Provence Festival
Ensemble. A Top-notch Formation - Operas by Zemlinsky and Puccini, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
Ensemble. A Perfect Falstaff - Giuseppe Pennisi visits the Vienna State Opera
CD Spotlight. Great Poise - Petrenko conducts Shostakovich symphonies, recommended by Paul Sarcich. '... care and thoughtfulness ...'
CD Spotlight. Captivating Repertoire - Latin music from Quartet San Francisco, recommended by Howard Smith. '... constantly alive to dynamic nuances and lyrical subtleties ...'
Fool's gold - An alternate meaning to the music of Philip Glass, from Gordon Rumson