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November 24   -  

Odyssey Opera Extends Winning Streak

Heather Buck (file photo) At age 87, with a lengthy catalogue of operas, choruses, song cycles and other vocal music (very little purely instrumental), and with a Pulitzer under his belt, Dominick Argento is certainly one of America’s ...

November 24   -  

Praise the Singers and Pass on the Premise

Detail from program cover First Church Congregational in the People’s Republic of Cambridge was the site last night of Spectrum Singers multicultural program “Joyously Affirmed.” But was it really? For this Western culture maven ...

November 24   -  

Valhalla at NEC

Slated to break ground next summer, the first new construction on the New England Conservatory campus since 1959, the Student Life and Performance Center will transform NEC with a new residence hall of 252 beds, dining commons, reunited score and ...

November 24   -  

Radius Radiates New and Old

Obvious to regulars at Radius, others may wish to learn that this Boston ensemble, now in its 16th year, is winner of a 2013 CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. Rightly so, last evening’s offerings, along with one of a slim number of ...

November 22   -  

Contemplating 1964

In its 8th season A Far Cry, Boston’s conductor-less string orchestra, has never been artistically stronger, but the Criers are also a moment when important decisions beg for attention as the players contemplate moving into their second decade. ...

November 22   -  

Daniel Impressed in Trinity’s Den

By this point it is fair to say the Boston Camerata has a “house style.” One expects them to unearth music with ancient provenance, or at least ancient roots, and invest it with unexpected energy and immediacy. Its most recent endeavor is ...

November 21   -  

No One Wanted to Escape from BoCo’s Palace

The Isabella from cast 2, Tascha Anderson (Max Wagenblass photo) Bostonians bored with past-peak foliage can opt for a steamy seraglio this weekend as operagoers did last night for Boston Conservatory’s production of Rossini’s ...

November 21   -  

Sibelius and Brahms: A Discovery

BMInt staff photo Benjamin Zander and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra treated us to three works by Sibelius, followed by a “tiny, tiny” piano concerto from Brahms on Thursday evening at Sanders Theater. For this Discovery Series event, ...

November 21   -  

Purcellian Pleasures and Pains

Henry Purcell Boston may be quaint in having performing societies devoted to individual composers and periods. At 200 years old, the Handel and Haydn Society, of course, has the pride of first place. The Henry Purcell Society of Boston joined this ...

November 20   -  

Quartet From South of the Border Delights

Celebrity Series of Boston presented the Boston debut of the Símon Bolívar String Quartet in Longy’s Pickman Hall last night. The enthusiastically anticipated and intriguing program sold out early enough that an extra show became ...
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