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July 12   -  

Speak, Memory—With Timbre and Love

Yehudi Wyner (file photo) Ending the week of latest sunsets, summer seemingly had waited for Friday evening, as a rich, warm festival of sound emanated from Richard Stolzman’s clarinet, while Rockport Music’s Artistic Director David ...

July 11   -  

Baal Heedless, יְהֹוָה Responsive

On the quiet side of Cape Cod, a good-natured ecumenical community lives, worships and, in the mode of Benedict, glorifies God in music and art. Surrounded by vernacular white-shingled living quarters in Orleans stands the Church of the ...

July 10   -  

New Firmament Constituent on North Shore

Cicely Parnas (file photo) Rockport Chamber Music’s last “Rising Star” of 2015, cellist Cicely Parnas, appeared with pianist Noreen Polera on Tuesday. Winner of the the 2012 Young Concerts Artists International Auditions, the ...

July 8   -  

TMCO: From Strangers to Colleagues

Ruth Reinhardt (file photo) The Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, consisting of roughly 110 players from East Asia, Australia, Europe, and the whole United States, met for the first time a little over a week ago. On Monday night in the Koussevitzky ...

July 8   -  

“Wind Power” from Heaven

The third concert of Aston Magna’s 2015 season, heard on July 3rd at Bard College’s Olin Auditorium, concluded with one of the finest performances I’ve heard in years. Of anything. Not that the first half had anything wrong with it, ...

July 6   -  

Half a Tasty Loaf at Maverick

Adam Tendler (file photo) My confusion over the scheduled beginning of Adam Tendler’s Maverick Concerts debut on July 4th caused me to miss the first half of his program. (Maverick’s evening concerts have three different start times this ...

July 5   -  

BSO’s Americana Anticipated the Fourth

Tanglewood began its Independence Day celebration with an eve-of-the-Fourth BSO program entirely made up of Americana. The Canadian conductor Jacques Lacombe, who also directs the New Jersey Symphony, led the players in music by John Harbison, George ...

July 4   -  

Baroque Orchestra Conquers Tanglewood

Only a few minutes into the concert by Apollo’s Fire, the Cleveland-based Baroque Orchestra directed by Jeanette Sorrell, last night in Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, one realized that this was going to be no typical Baroque sewing-machine outing, ...

July 1   -  

George Li Takes Tchaikovsky Silver

19-year-old pianist George Li, who hails from Lexington, has been awarded the silver medal in the XVth International Tchaikovsky Competition. Dmitry Masleev, 27, from Russia, took gold. Held quadrennially in Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Tchaikovsky ...

June 30   -  

Bohemians Alongside Revolutionaries at Faneuil Hall

Jessica Jacobs as Mimi, Ethan Bremner as Rodolfo and John Allen Nelson as Marcello in NEMPAC’s La Bohème (Samuel Kjelberg photo) Faneuil Hall. . . the name conjures John Adams, Daniel Webster, Wendell Phillips, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and ...
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