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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 182015
 
Fuse Concert Review: Boston Early Music Festival -- Musical Miracle Workers

After experiencing, in seven days, Monteverdi’s three extant operas and his Vespers of 1610, I am in awe of BEMF and everyone associated with it.