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Probably most music lovers wouldn’t head their greatest-composer list with Carl Orff, despite the popularity of his violent, garish, sumptuously tuneful Carmina burana .
The BSO’s Carmina burana, the Cantata Singers, the Boston Camerata, and BLO’s Tales of Hoffmann
| November 11, 2008
Clash on the Providence waterfront
A specter is haunting the Providence waterfront — the prospect of change.
High-stakes battle pits competing visions for key real estate
| October 17, 2007
The BSO has been having terrible luck hanging on to its star soloists.
BSO cancellations, plus the Camerata, Jonathan Biss, Emmanuel Music, and more
| March 28, 2007
Boston Music News: January 19, 2007
Leah Callahan is the former singer from atmospheric Boston bands Turkish Delight and Betwixt, as well as the driving force behind a small performance-art/music group called the Illegitimate Theatre Company. Sebadoh, "The Freed Pig" (mp3)
Notes on the Glass Set, Six Day Slide, and the Sebadoh reunion
| January 16, 2007
Erwartung . . .
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA music director James Levine will be back in February to continue his survey of Beethoven and Schoenberg with Metropolitan Opera diva Deborah Voigt in Beethoven’s “Ah! perfido” and Schoenberg’s Erwartung (“Awaiting”), along w
Classical goodies for 2007
| December 28, 2006
Harvard Square was very different 40 years ago.
Ground zero for so much, for so many
| November 15, 2006
From Knoxville to Swan Lake and back
As our most prestigious classical-music institution, the Boston Symphony Orchestra ought to be every year’s headliner, and once again, under the adventuresome direction of James Levine, it is.
A chock-full season of classical music
| September 13, 2006
Not so simple gifts
The Shaker hymn “Simple Gifts” has been appropriated for everything from exultant wedding recessionals to a ludicrous car commercial, but I don’t think anyone has ever heard it in quite the same way as young Finnish choreographer Tero Saarinen.
Tero Saarinen at Jacob’s Pillow
| July 25, 2006
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