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May 16   -  

BCMS Effuses: Lyrical, Noir, and Rhapsodic

John Harbison (Jonathan Sachs photo) In a sweeping and satisfying Sunday evening at Sanders Theater, the Boston Chamber Music Society concluded its season with works of Mozart, Harbison and Schumann. Guest violinist Jesse Mills joined artist-members ...

May 12   -  

Boston Loses Early-Instrument Maker

with contribution from the late Cecil Adkins Renowned Renaissance and Baroque instrument maker Friedrich von Huene died peacefully last Sunday, near his wife, Ingeborg, their children and grandchild. Huene was born in 1928 to a German family that ...

May 11   -  

Bach Power to the Pub People

Steuart Pincomb (Christina Voigt photo) The curious, the faithful, and the hopheads gathered in great numbers Sunday at Aeronaut Brewing Company in Somerville for “Music in Familiar Spaces,” as Steuart Pincombe played Bach’s first ...

May 11   -  

Hub New: Coloring Within Lines

An ideally compact evening of contemporary music was to be had Saturday night from Hub New Music, presented by JP Concerts: a bit more than an hour of works whose surfaces were pleasant but which had depths to explore. All four pieces spoke a harmonic ...

May 10   -  

Three More Homers From Zander and His Kids

Leland Ko (BPYO photo) It was something miraculous when the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra sprang like Minerva from the head of Benjamin Zander a scant three-and-a-half years ago. Now our expectation that this fully fledged orchestra will ...

May 10   -  

Pro Arte Program’s Lively Mix

Robert Bonfiglio (file photo) In an event-packed evening at Sanders Theater on Saturday, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston hosted the Dudamel Orchestra of the Conservatory Lab Charter School, former Music Director Gisèle Ben-Dor, and ...

May 9   -  

“Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor”

Lidiya Yankovskaya Conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya watched the news and was ready to scream. As the refugee crisis mounts globally, but especially in the Middle East and Europe right now, American politicians and pundits voice xenophobic, ...

May 9   -  

Boston’s Baroque Band Pleases Believers

Baroque trumpet with crooks for alternate keys Les Bostonades celebrated its Tenth Anniversary in exuberant and gladsome style Friday at a packed Gordon Chapel, a perfect setting for this baroque band of 10 with two guest soloists. The sounds ...

May 9   -  

Radial States and Fishy Fingers

John Harbison (BMInt staff photo) It is always a revelation to hear a new work by our own John Harbison, and last night’s Radius Ensemble performance at Longy came with a particular pleasure: the premiere of Nine Rasas, short pieces for ...

May 6   -  

Transcending Boundaries: COB’s 15 Years

Sylvia Berry performed on an 1806 Broadwood. (file photo) Celebrating the ensemble’s 15th birthday at First Church Boston on Saturday April 30th, Chamber Orchestra Boston offered premieres of two adventurous commissions framed by sparkling ...
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