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January 23   -  

Art, Music, and Performance to Mix in Calderwood Cube

Composer Ted Hearn The “exploratory and innovative” cantata, Sound from the Bench, will play the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on February 2nd as a part of the lively STIR! Performance Series. Beth Morrison Projects have attracted ...

January 23   -  

A French Wind Blew

Eight BSO principal wind and string players joined three BSO colleagues and pianist Randall Hodgkinson this afternoon at Jordan Hall in French chamber works by Taffanel, Saint-Saëns, Tanguy and Françaix dedicated to the memory of long-time ...

January 22   -  

Splendid Musical History from Les Bostonades

Sarah Darling (file photo) “History is happening this very second,” observed violinist Sarah Darling, noting a “momentary disconnect” between the Boston Women’s March, still in progress outside, and the concert of ...

January 22   -  

Judith Triumphs?

The Red Priest On a day that saw a massive outpouring of resistance, led by women, to the newly installed regime in Washington, Pickman Hall at the Longy School in Cambridge was the site of a staged production Saturday night of Vivaldi’s ...

January 20   -  

Russia Beyond the Classical

With works of Prokofiev, Weinberg, and Tchaikovsky, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and violin soloist Gidon Kremer under Juanjo Mena illustrated three moments in Russia’s musical history with flair and pathos on Thursday. Prokofiev’s ...

January 17   -  

Confident Mastery at Age Ten

Stefan Jackiw (file photo) A Far Cry reached the midpoint of its 10th-anniversary season on Friday at Jordan Hall, where the ensemble epitomized execution and programming. The show began in the 12th with an arrangement by Crier violinist Alex Fortes ...

January 17   -  

Saying “I Do” and “Yes We Can” to Le Nozze

Droit du seigneur…OMG The Harvard College Opera Society , formerly the Dunster House Opera Society, began 25 years as the University’s premier undergraduate company. HCO now presents one full-length opera each February with an ...

January 16   -  

Summer with Overcoats

Gordon Beeferman (file photo) “Summer Past and Present,” Collage New Music’s Sunday picknic at Pickman Hall, was impressive as it was long. Boston premieres of loud pieces bookended the concert featuring the core ensemble of ...

January 16   -  

“Oh, Glory! Black History Matters”

James Dargan (by Barbara Allen Hill) There will doubtless be other concerts on MLK’s birthday weekend, but none will be delivered with more beauty and thoughtfulness than “Oh, Glory! Black History Matters” given Friday evening at ...

January 16   -  

Filial Approach to Schumann and Bartok

Miriam Fried, violin, and her son Jonathan Biss, piano delivered flawless Schumann and Bartók in a Sunday recital at Calderwood Hall that complemented the one they offered last weekend. Biss has recorded a number of different works by Robert ...
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