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Jonathan Blumhofer

Jul 302015
 
Fuse CD Reviews: James MacMillan conducts Vaughan Williams, MacMillan, and Britten and Boston Lyric Opera’s "Clemency"

Two recent albums feature compositions by James MacMillan, one of Europe’s leading composers, as well as an opportunity to hear him conducting.

Jul 222015
 
Fuse CD Reviews: Isabelle Faust plays Schumann and the Dmitri Ensemble plays Shostakovich Chamber Symphonies

Listening to Isabelle Faust’s performance of Schumann’s Violin Concerto I wondered why the piece has remained on the fringes of the repertoire for so long.

Jun 042015
 
Fuse Concert Reviews: The First Wave of Odyssey Opera’s “The British Invasion”

To say that Odyssey Opera continues to set the bar for opera performances in Boston may be a bit superfluous, but it’s true.

May 192015
 
Commentary/CD Reviews: Recent Symphonic Recordings From Boston Orchestras

A series of new and recent recordings by Boston orchestras demonstrate that, in the right hands, symphonic music since 1945 remains alive and well, still powerful, fresh, and vibrant.