Author Archives: JAMES R. OESTREICH

Review: The Philharmonic Focuses on Female Composers

The orchestra’s new-music series, Contact!, included works by Sarah Kirkland Snider, Ashley Fure, Du Yun, Fernanda Aoki Navarro and Anna Thorvaldsdottir.

Critic’s Notebook: Cobbling Together a Christmas Music Marathon

Our critic was there for four evenings in a row of choral music tied to the Christmas season — including a lot of Bach, both father and son.