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One night, one jazz trifecta
True, there aren't enough paying gigs for musicians, but the live music is out there — and last Wednesday, I had to scramble to make three promising shows.
Taylor Eigsti, the October Trio, and the BC Quintet
| July 02, 2010
Cooking with steam
While most of us find the clang and bang of old radiators an annoying aspect of living in an old building, composer Travis Ramsey thought they sounded like music.
Radiator music warms up local orchestra
| February 26, 2010
Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009
A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
| September 18, 2009
Rhythm in light
Lynne Drexler's artistic path can not have been an easy one.
A Lynne Drexler retrospective at the PMA
| January 14, 2009
Andrew Watkins is having faulty-buzzer issues.
Harvard rebuilds its team and answers some hard questions
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| January 08, 2009
The word “concerto” comes from the Italian for “to bring into agreement,” and it’s not always as easy as soloists and symphony orchestras make it seem.
Irina Muresanu gave an emotionally compelling performance, even if her view of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto didn’t always jibe with conductor Jonathan McPhee’s.
| November 14, 2008
The most moving moment of this year’s Boston Symphony Orchestra opening gala came before the concert started — the standing ovation for James Levine, who looked rested and recuperated after his kidney surgery this summer, an operation that forced him to
James Levine’s gala and Brahms, Russell Sherman’s Liszt, the Bostonians’ Kurt Weill
| October 01, 2008
Step into any classical music rehearsal space right now and you can almost taste the excitement.
Classical music comes alive this fall
| September 10, 2008
The Russians are coming!
Looking ahead to Ballets Russes 2009
| May 23, 2008
Classical music in 2008 Boston did not get off to a brilliant start.
The BSO, Handel and Haydn, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, the Cantata Singers, David Daniels, and Teatro Lirico d’Europa’s Tosca
| January 23, 2008
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| December 11, 2007
AIDS day for the people
Introducing the Longwood Symphony Orchestra’s unusual World AIDS Day program.
Longwood Symphony at Jordan Hall, December 1, 2007
| December 04, 2007
There’s more to Boston’s classical music scene than the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
The BSO goes traveling, and Berlin comes to Boston
| September 12, 2007
Vice like the magazine or Vice like Miami?
† | Vice
| August 20, 2007
Crossword: ''Encyclopedic knowledge''
What you might find on the spine
| August 01, 2007
Painting Maine compositions
A gallery of sound is upon us.
Three homegrown premieres this week
| May 18, 2007
Music director Stephen Lord conducts a Figaro that clocks in close to three and a half hours but so engaging, few people will be checking their watches.
Ailyn Pérez shines in BLO’s Figaro; so does Gabriela Montero with the Boston Philharmonic
| May 01, 2007
Odds and endings
The classical-music season is winding up without winding down.
Russell Sherman, the Cantata Singers’ Belshazzar , and Dmitri Hvorostovsky
| May 16, 2006
I’ve heard a lot of music in the past couple of weeks — concerts by two major symphony orchestras, with two major young violinists, a hot new-music group, and two opera productions.
Frederic Rzewski, eighth blackbird, Yan Pascal Tortelier & the London Philharmonic, Emmanuel Krivine & the BSO, BLO’s La traviata, Teatro Lirico’s magical Flute
| April 04, 2006
Opera’s great loss
When the curtain went up at Boston’s Back Bay Theatre for the American premiere of Arnold Schoenberg’s Moses und Aron , in November 1966, two figures were standing back to back in a spotlight on a small disc.
Sarah Caldwell, 1924–2006
| March 29, 2006
The best of what's to come in March, April & May
| March 09, 2006
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