Dec 162016
Commentary: Best Classical Performances of 2016

Picks for the top live classical performances of 2016. Feel free to agree, disagree, add to them, come up with your own list, etc.

Dec 072012
Fuse Concert Preview: New England Philharmonic Family Concert with PALS Children’s Chorus and Ilana Zaks, violin

On Sunday, the New England Philharmonic and music director Richard Pittman are presenting a family concert that pays no heed to the season but showcases some of the area’s finest young performers in action.

Sep 272009
Classical Music Review: Musica Viva Kicks Off

By Caldwell Titcomb Musica Viva, under its founding director Richard Pittman, kicked off its 41st season on September 25 with an all-American concert in the Tsai Performance Center. The organization is exclusively devoted to contemporary music – on this occasion [...]

May 052009
Classical Music Review: Boston Musica Viva

By Caldwell Titcomb Richard Pittman ends the 40th season of the Boston Musica Viva on a strong note. Back in 1969, Richard Pittman founded the Boston Musica Viva (BMV), the first local ensemble dedicated entirely to contemporary music. On May [...]