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Boston Ballet's 'Balanchine/Robbins,' plus a soupçon of tap
Boston Ballet is ending the season with four prime examples of ballet choreography, displaying not only the rigors of classical technique but the different kinds of images technique can be crafted to evoke.
The pleasures of craft
MARCIA B. SIEGEL
| May 20, 2011
The Marinsky In Stravinsky
Live opera — at least, live opera from the Met — has been a huge success in movie theaters. (In Boston, the Fenway routinely sells out two screens.) What about not-quite-live dance?
Coolidge Corner Theatre | February 20, 2011
| February 25, 2011
Sing, sing, sing!
For opera lovers, the offerings last fall were at best a little thin. But this winter, it seems, everyone's doin' it.
Opera is this winter's warmer
| December 31, 2010
Much beautiful music turns up in the 18th-century operatic form that’s probably most alien to a modern audience.
BLO’s Idomeneo, BU’s Susannah, Garfein’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Zander’s Stravinsky, and Pollini’s Chopin
| April 30, 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
Review: Bad Boy Made Good
If Igor Stravinsky’s Sacre du printemps paved the way for modern rock, then George Antheil’s Ballet mécanique made possible every genre of contemporary music with “noise” or “metal” in its name.
The revival of George Anthiel's 1924 Ballet méchanique
| November 06, 2009
He is a real composer
Joshua Newton wants you to know he doesn't write classical music.
And don't you try to tell Joshua Newton otherwise
| October 09, 2009
Old and new
There was hardly a concert I was more eager to hear than the Celebrity Series of Boston’s celebration of pianist Leon Fleisher’s 80th birthday.
Leon Fleisher at 80, Harry Christophers with the Handel and Haydn Society, André Previn and James Levine at the BSO
| October 16, 2008
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