Der Rosenkavalier: The Silent Film

By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Der Rosenkavalier: The Silent Film performed on Dec 19, 1993 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. This performance of the reconstructed film MORE





Shakespeare! Romanticism and Music

By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Shakespeare! Romanticism and Music performed on Sep 26, 1993 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Concert-goers in today’s world are unaccustomed to MORE





Brahms’s Fourth Symphony

By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Focus on a Masterwork: Brahms’s Fourth Symphony performed on April 30, 1993 at Carnegie Hall.  This concert brings to the contemporary audience a MORE





Unjust Obscurity?

By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Unjust Obscurity? performed on Feb 26, 1993 at Carnegie Hall.  The influence of history on today’s symphony orchestra concert repertoire is more complicated MORE