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Friends of Kon DJ Association at Middlesex

Friends of Kon DJ Association at Middlesex


  Christopher Taylor — a/k/a DJ Kon, a cratedigger so dedicated, he’s braved flooded basements full of floating rat carcasses to score vinyl — has...
By Shaula Clark  |  August 18, 2009
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Year in Classical: Celebrate!

In Handel's Hercules, the demented Dejanira's loss is still so painful, I was afraid to listen; now I don't want to hear anything else.
Comings and goings
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 22, 2008
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Phenomenal!

Living for a century is still a milestone; for a great and still-productive artist to do so is virtually unheard of.
Elliott Carter turns 100
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 10, 2008
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Just the two of us

I almost slept over at Nat Baldwin’s house once.

Nat Baldwin lugs his bass into your heart


By CAMILLE DODERO  |  April 22, 2008
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King of nothing

He's known around the world as a crate digger -- an obsessive, irrepressible record fan who will don rubber gloves to find a lost gem. DJ Amir discusses Kings of Diggin' (YouTube)
Boston’s DJ Kon rejects the crown, plus Millions and Bruno
By DAVID DAY  |  July 27, 2006
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Schizo scherzo

In the best performances, Mahler’s Sixth Symphony, sometimes called his Tragic , can sound like his greatest.
Haitink’s Mahler, Ligeti études, Britten’s Dream , Donizetti’s Lucia
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  February 09, 2006


Boston feasts

The Boston Symphony Orchestra, Celebrity Series, Emmanuel Music, Boston Early Music Festival, and more.
Winter concert preview: classical goodies in 2006
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  January 14, 2006