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Tod Machover's Death and the Powers, plus Norrington's C.P.E. Bach and the Cantata Singers' B-minor Mass

In her director's note for the American premiere of Death and the Powers: The Robots' Opera , Diane Paulus, artistic director of the American Repertory Theater, wrote that this "work of music-theater . . . has brought together artists from the widest r
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 25, 2011
Boston Modern Orchestra Project at Jordan Hall

Boston Modern Orchestra Project at Jordan Hall

"I think that playing the same music over and over again is irresponsible, uninteresting, and somewhat immoral." That's Boston Modern Orchestra Project director Gil Rose...
By webteam  |  May 26, 2010

What's new

The timely highlight of Gil Rose’s latest BMOP (Boston Modern Orchestra Project) concert, “Strings Attached,” was a new/old piece (2004, revised 2009) for two string orchestras by Scott Wheeler now called Crazy Weather — the new title taken from a John
BMOP, and the Christian Wolff festival
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 26, 2010

Bach beat

Composers John Harbison and Peter Lieberson are big presences this spring.
Lions and lambs
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 12, 2010

Photos: Ballet Mecanique

BMOP performs Ballet Mecanique, live at Jordan Hall on November 13, 2009
Boston Modern Orchestra Project performs Ballet Mecanique live at Jordan Hall
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 20, 2009
Lift Every Voice

Lift Every Voice

Lou Harrison came up with a powerful blend when he designed his music for voice and gamelan, and it should be equally powerful when the...
By webteam  |  November 11, 2009

Boston Modern Orchestra Project with Gil Rose

Boston Modern Orchestra Project with Gil Rose

The BSO and the Celebrity Series may have retired for the season, but Gil Rose and Boston Modern Orchestra Project keep celebrating the merry month...
By Shaula Clark  |  May 20, 2009

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

Country for old men

A youthful 80-year-old Sir Colin Davis was back in front of the Boston Symphony Orchestra last weekend with one of the pieces he loves most.
Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, BMOP, Marc-André Hamelin, and Sasha Cooke
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  January 29, 2008