Jun 242008
Classical CD Review: Boston Secession

By Caldwell Titcomb The local choral group called the Boston Secession has recently issued its second CD recording, entitled “Surprised by Beauty: Minimalism in Choral Music.” Founded in 1996 by conductor/pianist Jane Ring Frank, who had moved east from California [...]

Jun 142008
Visual Arts: Dutch Art on a European Roll

By Gary Schwartz In 1942, in fulfillment of an essay competition announced in 1936, the Teyler’s Second Society in Haarlem published the winning study on the spread of Dutch painting throughout the world: Horst Gerson, “Ausbreitung und Nachwirkung der holländischen [...]