Evan Johnson
Soloists and chorus shine at YSO concert Saturday

The Yale Symphony Orchestra, led by Shinik Hahm, and a stage packed with choristers rattled the ceiling of Woolsey Hall Saturday night. The YSO’s rendition […]

New student ensemble for 20th century music shines

Although it’s easy not to notice, Yale College has many performance groups for classical music; the Yale Symphony Orchestra and the Bach Society Orchestra are […]

YSO opens season with mixed success

The Yale Symphony Orchestra, led by Shinik Hahm, performed their first concert of the season Saturday night. The result was a questionable assembly of the […]

Yale composers perform new orchestral works

The Yale School of Music’s “New Music New Haven” concert series opened its season Thursday night in Woolsey Hall with a safe and predictable program. […]

‘Faust’ condemned to mediocre opera

Music that is often less than profound, an orchestra that sounded too small for its role, even an unwell leading man — for all these […]

YSO delivers powerful performance

Is Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem liturgical music or grand opera? By 1873, when the agnostic composer of larger-than-life music dramas completed his tribute to the memory […]