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Helios Early Opera's Charpentier; plus, the BSO's Mendelssohn Lobgesang
There's a new group in town doing Baroque opera — not an easy ambition.
| February 03, 2012
Ilona Kudina, Gretchen Parlato, and Your Neighborhood Saxophone Quartet
Although Ilona Kudina is a flutist, I'm hesitant to call her new Nothing But Illusion a wonderful jazz-flute CD, because it's really just a wonderful jazz album.
Magic flute and more
| April 01, 2011
Blue Heron Renaissance Choir showcases its summer program
“The Virgin and the Singer” is . . . the new Lady Gaga album? No, it’s a summer program of Mass movements and motets and...
| June 09, 2010
Laura Marling at the First Congregational Church
Two years after putting out a promising, if flawed, debut in Alas I Cannot Swim, at the age of 18, British pop-folkie Laura Marling has returned with...
| May 05, 2010
Cantata Singers Conducted By John Harbison
You'll recall from Lloyd Schwartz's winter classical preview (in our January 1 issue) that tonight's program from John Harbison and the Cantata Singers is one...
| January 13, 2010
John Harbison plus 10
Classical music in Boston is so rich, having to pick 10 special events for this winter preview is more like one-tenth of the performances I'm actually looking forward to.
Picking from a packed concert schedule
| January 01, 2010
Boston Camerata conducted by Joel Cohen: "A Mediterranean Christmas"
If you're Messiah'd out, you could opt for Joel Cohen and the Boston Camerata in "A Mediterranean Christmas": songs, chants, and instrumentals drawn from mediæval...
| December 08, 2009
Emma Kirkby and Jakob Lindberg
The Boston Early Music Festival, meanwhile, is offering a more intimate vocal experience: legendary "white" soprano Emma Kirkby, with accompanist Jakob Lindberg, in "Musique and...
| October 20, 2009
Orchestra of Tetouan
Based in the Moroccan port city of its name — “just a stone’s throw from Gibraltar” — Orchestra of Tetouan draw on a centuries-old tradition of Andalusian...
| September 16, 2009
Blue Heron Renaissance Choir
Need an escape from it’s-still-winter March and the crummy economic climate? The sterling Blue...
| March 10, 2009
The Boston Early Music Festival is known for bringing in high-profile guest artists from all over t...
| February 03, 2009
NEVER TOO LATE II: BLUE HERON RENAISSANCE CHOIR
(photo by Liz Linder) BLUE HERON RENAISSANCE CHOIR under SCOTT METCALFE in a program called “Péroti...
| December 17, 2008
OLD AND NEW: BOSTON SECESSION
Jane Ring Frank’s clarion vocal group BOSTON SECESSION offers a survey course in German choral mast...
| November 12, 2008
EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES V: BOSTON CAMERATA
Our ridiculously overcrowded weekend of classical music continues as BOSTON CAMERATA opens it...
| November 05, 2008
BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Boston Early Music Festival starts its 2008–2009 season with a bang: hot hot South Afric...
| October 14, 2008
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