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October 31   -  

Sonorous Explorations

Benjamin Wright communicates (file photo) After being assigned Benjamin Wright’s New England Conservatory faculty trumpet recital, I thought for sure that I was the wrong person for the job given my budding expertise in vocal music, more ...

October 30   -  

Kholodenko’s Comic Keyboard Sensibility

Vadym Kholodenko (file photo) The playing of the 28-year-old Ukraine-born pianist Vadym Kholodenko, gold-medal winner of last year’s Cliburn Competition, is already so pellucid, so colorful, so close to technically flawless that it leaves the ...

October 30   -  

Windsbacher Knabenchor: Richness Resounding

A storied rural prep school campus on a beautiful autumn evening, a towering Gothic church bedecked with intricate dark oak wood carving and an impressive organ case. Outside, flickering candle-lit lanterns lined the walkway leading to the ...

October 29   -  

A Fine Tribute to Don

Donald Teeters’s sudden death, last August, continues to reverberate. This Sunday afternoon Boston Cecilia, All Saints Brookline chorus and an orchestra led by Nicholas White with concertmaster Dan Stepner will be offering a performance of the ...

October 29   -  

The Organ Abides

The organ at Holy Cross in 2013. (BMInt staff photo) This is turning out to be a great year for the pipe organ in Greater Boston, right up through this weekend which saw important recitals by Thomas Murray and Isabelle Demers. Beginning this spring ...

October 29   -  

An Elder Communes with the Up-And-Coming

Beilman and Guarneri (Bertazzi photo) The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center dispatched the eminent and not-so-young-any-more pianist Gilbert Kalish along with two youngsters, violinist Benjamin Beilman, and cellist Julie Albers, to the Gardner ...

October 28   -  

The Variation Principle as a Theme

Nikolai and Anton Rubinstein The Boston Chamber Music Society’ season-long exploration of variation forms in larger musical works continued on Sunday at Sanders Theater featuring works of Beethoven and Tchaikovsky that include variation ...

October 27   -  

Divining Mozart’s and Rachmaninoff’s Intentions

Kim Kashkashian (Silvia Lelli photo) Sometime around 1975 I heard a concert that still gives me goosebumps remembering it. The violin soloist with the BSO at Tanglewood, Miriam Fried, played the Sibelius Concerto so powerfully that, to my ears, no ...

October 26   -  

Now Come the Windsbach Singers

Excepting the frequent annual visits of the Vienna Boy Choir, it is rare for Bostonians to be able to welcome a real Deutscher Knabenchor to our midst. On Tuesday at 12:15, King’s Chapel will be hosting the Windsbacher Knabechor (Windsbach Boys ...

October 26   -  

Shall We Dance with the New England Philharmonic?

György Ligeti (file photo) Organized around the rubric of “Shall We Dance?,” the New England Philharmonic under Richard Pittman gave a long program Friday at the Tsai Center at Boston University with two important premieres; it was ...
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