John Corigliano’s take on goodbyes is, if not exactly bitter, then full of sorrow: few happy memories to be had here.
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
Above all, Joan Tower’s music doesn’t waste your time.
A line-up of concerts, performances, and recordings that, as 2017 draws to its close, I can’t, for one reason or many, shake from my memory.
It was a treat to experience Philip Glass’s orchestral music live and in-person.
BMOP releases a fitting, moving tribute to a giant of contemporary music; Johannes Moser turns in a sweeping performance of Elgar’s Cello Concerto.
“I have always been a fan of horror movies, and I’m sure that was part of the attraction to me.”
The BMOP’s opening concert featured the group succeeding at an important part of its mission: to perform unfairly overlooked American music.
In the six years I’ve now been reviewing for the Fuse, I can honestly say that the 2016-17 season looks to be one of the liveliest in recent memory.
The upcoming season is a remarkably robust one in terms of the variety of offerings and the quality (and number) of participating ensembles.
Of course, it’s a tricky business to summarize a classical music scene as busy and wide as Boston’s.