Ginastera’s Third Quartet (1973) features a soprano singing settings of Spanish poems that deal with longing, desire and the power of music to vanquish monstrous darkness. The soprano Keira Duffy brought rich sound and gripping expressivity to the performance. How can this stunning piece not have become a staple of the repertory?It's what Alex Ross has called "celebrity programming." See also: San Francisco Opera's 2016-17 season.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Because You Can't Go Wrong With Beethoven.
That's the answer to a question Anthony Tommasini asks in his rave review of the Miró Quartet's Ginastera program: