Reports

Here are my thoughts on musical and theatrical performances which I have attended.
It helps to remind me how I felt about them at the time.

The 2011-2012 Season

Merkin Concert Hall; Steven Lin, Piano; November 12, 2013
Merkin Concert Hall; Multi Piano Recital; October 01, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Norma; September 30, 2013
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; September 27, 2013
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; June 14, 2013
McGinn/Cazale Theatre (2ST Uptown); The Tutors; June 09, 2013
Playwrights Horizons; Far From Heaven; June 01, 2013
Theatre at West Shore Station; The Miracle Worker; May 19, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Dialogues of the Carmelites; May 11, 2013
New York City Center (NYCO); La Périchole; April 23, 2013
Metropolitan Opera House; Giulio Cesare; April 22, 2013
Merkin Concert Hall York Philharmonic Ensembles; April 21, 2013
Playwright's Horizons; The Call; April 20, 2013
Carnegie Hall; Mitsuko Uchida, Piano; April 18, 2013
Al Hirschfeld Theatre; Kinky Boots; April 17, 2013
Merkin Concert Hall; Harlem Quartet; April 16, 2013
New York City Center (NYCO); Moses in Egypt; April 14, 2013
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; April 05, 2013
New York City Center (MTC): "The Madrid"; March 20, 2013
Alice Tully Hall; Jerusalem Quartet; March 17, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Francesca da Rimini; March 16, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Otello; March 11, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Parsifal; March 02, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Don Carlo; February 25, 2013
BAM, NYCity Opera; The Turn of the Screw; February 24, 2013
BAM, NYCity Opera; Powder Her Face; February 21, 2013
Merkin Concert Hall; NYPhil Ensembles; February 17, 2013
NYState Theater; NYCity Ballet; Sleeping Beauty; February 16, 2013
Merkin Concert Hall; Gabriela Martinez, piano; February 12, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Rigoletto; January 28, 2013
Pearl Theater; In Acting Shakespeare; January 23, 2013
Avery Fisher Hall; Budapest Festival Orchestra; January 20, 2013
Mitzi Newhouse Theater; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; January 19, 2013
Belasco Theatre; Golden Boy; January 18, 2013
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; January 18, 2013
Friedman Theater (MTC); The Other Place; January 16, 2013
Metropolitan Opera; Maria Stuarda; January 15, 2013
Merkin Concert Hall; Giora Schmidt, violin; January 15, 2013
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; January 10, 2013
American Airlines Theatre; Picnic; January 09, 2013
Walter Kerr Theatre; The Heiress; December 29, 2012
Richard Rodgers Theatre; Cat On A Hot Tin Roof; December 23, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; December 15, 2012
Merkin Concert Hall; Shuffle Concert; December 11, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; La Clemenza di Tito; December 10, 2012
Playwrights Horizons; Great God Pan; December 09, 2012
Schoenfeld Theatre; Glengarry Glen Ross; December 08, 2012
New York City Center (MTC); Golden Age; December 01, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; November 30, 2012
American Airlines Theatre; Cyrano; November 25, 2012
Public Theatre; Sorry; November 24, 2012
Classic Stage Company; Ivanov; November 24, 2012
Golden Theatre; The Anarchist; November 23, 2012
Merkin Hall; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; November 18, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; The Tempest; November 14 and 17, 2012
Merkin Hall; Naomi O'Connell, mezzo-soprano; November 13, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Un Ballo in Maschera; November 12, 2012
Booth Theatre; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf; November 08, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; November 02, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; The Tempest; October 31, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; October 26, 2012
Playwright's Horizons; The Whale; October 21, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; October 19, 2012
Second Stage; Modern Terrorism; October 17, 2012
Mertropolitan Opera; Carmen; October 15, 2012
Merkin Hall; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; October 14, 2012
Friedman Theatre (MTC); An Enemy of the People; October 10, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; L'Elisir d'Amore; September 24, 2012
Signature Theater; Heartless; September 22, 2012
Playwright's Horizons; Detroit ; September 15, 2012
Brooks Atkinson Theatre; Peter and the Star Catcher; August 29, 2012
Soho Rep; Uncle Vanya; August 25, 2012
Walter Kerr Theatre; Clybourne Park; August 22, 2012
McGinn/Cazale Theatre (Second Stage Uptown); Warrior Class; August 01, 2012
New York City Center; Uncle Vanya; July 24, 2012
Nederlander Theater; Newsies; July 18, 2012
New York State Theater; Paris Opera Ballet; Giselle; July 17, 2012
New York State Theater; Paris Opera Ballet; July 15, 2012
Rose Theater (Columbus Circle); Macbeth; July 14, 2012
Claire Tow Theater; Slowgirl; July 01, 2012
Park Avenue Armory; New York Philharmonic; June 30, 2012
Belasco Theater; End of the Rainbow; June 23, 2012
Cherry Lane Studio; This Is Fiction; June 18, 2012
Merkin Hall; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; June 17, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; June 15, 2012
Playwrights Horizons; Rapture, Blister, Burn; June 10, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; June 08, 2012
Studio 54; Harvey; June 05, 2012
Mitzi Newhouse Theater; 4000 Miles; June 03, 2012
Laura Pels Theater; The Common Pursuit; June 02, 2012
McGinn/Cazale Theatre (2nd Stage); The Bad Guys; May 31, 2012
The Music Box; One Man, Two Guvnors; May 27, 2012
Imperial Theatre; Nice Work If You Can Get It; May 26, 2012
Court Theatre; The Lyons; May 23, 2012
Alice Tully Hall; CMSLC; May 20, 2012
Schoenfeld Theater; The Best Man ; May 19, 2012
Here Theater (Target Margin Theater); Uncle Vanya ; May 16, 2012
El Museo del Barrio (New York City Opera): Orpheus; May 15, 2012
Manhattan Repertory Theatre; Three Play Contest; May 12, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Billy Budd; May 10, 2012
Friedman Theater (Manhattan Theater Club); The Columnist; May 09, 2012
Carnegie Hall; Louis Lortie, piano; May 06, 2012
Second Stage Theatre; Lonely, I'm Not; May 05, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; May 04, 2012
Carnegie Hall; Evgeny Kissin, piano; May 03, 2012
Carnegie Hall; New York Philharmonic; May 02, 2012
Merkin Concert Hall; Linden String Quartet; May 01, 2012
Alice Tully Hall; Emerson String Quartet; April 29, 2012
Classic Stage Company; A Midsummer Night's Dream; April 28, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; April 27, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Manon; April 23, 2012
Alice Tully Hall; Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; April 20, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; April 19, 2012
City Center (MTC); Regrets; April 18, 2012
Merkin Concert Hall; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; April 15, 2012
Ethel Barrymore Theatre; Death of a Salesman; April 14, 2012
City Center (Pearl Theatre Company); A Moon for the Misbegotten; April 12, 2012
Carnegie Hall; Mitsuko Uchida, Piano; April 11, 2012
American Airlines Theater; Don't Dress for Dinner; April 10, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Macbeth; April 05, 2012
Alice Tully Hall; Emerson String Quartet; April 04, 2012
Merkin Concer Hall; Musicians from Ravinia; April 03, 2012
The Pershing Square Signature Center; The Lady From Dubuque; March 28, 2012
Duke Theater; The Taming of the Shrew; March 25, 2012
Barrow Street Theatre; Tribes; March 24, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; March 23, 2012
Lynch Theater (John Jay College); Cosi fan tutte; March 22, 2012
Alice Tully Hall; Emerson String Quartet; March 21, 2012
Brooklyn Lyceum Theater; Flash, Flash, Bang, Boom; March 20, 2012
Carnegie Hall; American Symphony Orchestra; March 18, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Khovanshchina; March 17, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; March 16, 2012
Golden Theatre; Seminar; March 10, 2012
City Center; Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburgh; March 09, 2012
Carnegie Hall; Boston Symphony Orchestra; March 06, 2012
Metropolitan Opera House; L'Elisir D'Amore; March 05, 2012
Eugene O'Neill Theatre; The Book of Mormon; March 04, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; March 02, 2012
Second Stage Theatre; How I Learned To Drive; March 01, 2012
Alice Tully Hall; CMSLC; February 26, 2012
Court Theater; Stick Fly; February 25, 2012
Carnegie Hall; Berlin Philharmonic; February 24, 2012
Richard Rodgers Theatre; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess; February 23, 2012
Laura Pels Theater; Look Back In Anger; February 21, 2012
Merkin Concert Hall; León Bernsdorf, piano; February 21, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Aida; February 20, 2012
BAM Opera House; Prima Donna; February 19, 2012
Playwrights Horizons; Assistance; February 18, 2012
Classic Stage Company; Galileo; February 16, 2012
Carnegie Hall; Lief Ove Andsnes, piano; February 15, 2012
BAM Opera House; La Traviata; February 12, 2012
Carnegie Hall; American Symphony Orchestra; February 10, 2012
Weill Recital Hall; Festival Chamber Music; February 09, 2012
MTC Friedman Theater; Wit; February 08, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Götterdämmerung; February 07, 2012
BAM Harvey Theater; Richard III; February 05, 2012
The Storm Theatre; The London Merchant; February 04, 2012
City Center; Pearl Theatre; The Philanderer; February 01, 2012
Zug Recital Hall (Elizabethtown College); Debra Ronning, piano; Justin Badgerow, piano; January 30, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; The Enchanted Island; January 25, 2012
BAC Jerome Robbins Theater; Untitled Feminist Show; January 21, 2012
BAM Harvey Theater; Richard III; January 19, 2012
Merkin Concert Hall; Attacca Quartet; January 17, 2012
Metropolitan Opera; Faust; January 16, 2012
Merkin Concert Hall; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; January 15, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; January 12, 2012
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; January 05, 2012
City Center (MTC); Close Up Space; January 04, 2012
American Airlines Theater (Roundabout); The Road to Mecca; January 03, 2012
La Mama Theater; Oysters Orgasms Obituaries; December 17, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; December 16, 2011
City Center (Pearl Theater); Richard II; December 15, 2011
Carnegie Hall; American Symphony Orchestra; December 11, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; December 10, 2011
Merkin Concert Hall; Bela Horvath, Violin; December 06, 2011
Merkin Concert Hall; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; December 04, 2011
Playwright's Horizons; Maple and Vine; December 03, 2011
Weill Recital Hall; Borromeo String Quartet; December 02, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; December 02, 2011
Classic Stage Company; The Cherry Orchard; November 30, 2011
Friedman Theater; Venus In Fur; November 29, 2011
Metropolitan Opera; La Bohčme; November 28, 2011
Baryshnikov Arts Center; Fragments ; November 26, 2011
Friedman Theater; Venus In Fur; November 23, 2011
Merkin Concert Hall; New York Philharmonic Ensembles; November 20, 2011
Carnegie Hall; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; November 19, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; November 18, 2011
Metropolitan Opera; Satyagraha; November 15, 2011
Playwrights Horizons; Milk like Sugar; November 12, 2011
Carnegie Hall; Nobuyuki Tsujii, Piano; November 10, 2011
Metropolitan Opera; Satyagraha; November 08, 2011
Merkin Concert Hall; Moran Katz, Clarinet; November 08, 2011
Booth Theatre; Other Desert Cities; November 05, 2011
Alice Tully Hall; Orion String Quartet; November 04, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; November 03, 2011
Metropolitan Opera; Siegfried; November 01, 2011
Carnegie Hall; András Schiff, Piano; October 31, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; October 27, 2011
Metropolitan Opera, Anna Bolena; October 24, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; London Symphony Orchestra; October 23, 2011
Access Theater; Titus Andronicus; October 22, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; London Symphony Orchestra; October 21, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; October 21, 2011
Carnegie Hall; Yuja Wang, Piano; October 20, 2011
Metropolitan Opera, Don Giovanni; October 17, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; October 14, 2011
City Center (Pearl Theatre); The Bald Soprano; October 12, 2011
Carnegie Hall; Mariinsky Orchestra; October 10, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; October 07, 2011
City Center (MTC); We Live Here; October 05, 2011
American Airlines Theater; Man and Boy; October 04, 2011
Brooks Atkinson Theatre; Relatively Speaking; October 01, 2011
Barrow Street Theatre; Cymbeline; September 28, 2011
Metropolitan Opera; Anna Bolena; September 26, 2011
Avery Fisher Hall; New York Philharmonic; September 22, 2011

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