Matthias Goerne and Christoph Eschenbach teamed up for “Winterreise” at the Terrace Theater on Monday night: no frills, no choreography, no costumes, just honest singing and, surprisingly, slightly clunky playing. Click for my full review.

Above: The other extreme of “Winterreise:” a fully-staged production of the cycle at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, with Ian Bostridge. And no, I am not saying one way is necessarily better than the other.