There’s so much going on in the area that’s good that it’s a challenge to go wrong.
David Lang’s score is hypnotic, and Emmanuel Music’s quartet of singers gave wonderful renditions.
The Emmanuel Music concert was a seriously Big Event, as most Russell Sherman performances are, with many outstanding pianists there to hear it.
With a Stephen Sondheim show, it’s all in the casting, and Emmanuel Music’s casting was a mixed bag.
This Judicial Review deals with the Boston premiere of John Harbison’s opera version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. Read the reactions and join the conversation.
Emmanuel Music bought this neglected Mozart opera to life with polished musicianship and excellent singers.
February feels like the ‘New November’: concerts of real interest during the weekdays and too many great concerts during the weekends.
Highlights in classical music during January include a visit by the acclaimed cappella group Anonymous Four at the Gardner Museum’s new concert hall, and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project performing “Strange Bedfellows: Unlikely Concertos.”
It’s “Mahler Unleashed” month at the New England Conservatory. I heartily recommend all of the “Mahler Unleashed” events.
A busy month in New England, with at least two classical music traditions kicking off the season in Boston: Longy School of Music’s free SeptemberFest and Fenwick Smith’s 35th annual flute recital at Jordan Hall (Sept 4 @ 3p.m.).