This album led me to choose, for a summer project, to listen to all of the music of Janáček — and it has been a complete delight.
Thanks to BEMF for once again presenting Benjamin Bagby, who seems incapable of serving up anything but a wonderfully memorable experience.
This entertaining opera is a real soap opera, given that it chronicles the fallout of the passionate protagonist’s unrequited love.
Letters from Gettysburg is an extraordinarily haunting five-movement work that elevates the experience of one man into a memorial to all victims of war.
A bit surprising — that two megastars choose such meat and potatoes repertoire.
The cellist is a member of a tribe of fabulous players/singers who are funny, thoughtful, opinionated, brilliant, and irreverent.
Handel and Haydn Society assembled both a must-hear program and an extraordinary cast of singers.
The Boston Lyric Opera is mounting a fabulous staging of Benjamin Britten’s visceral opera.
Music Director Martin Pearlman had the excellent idea to cut out 6 of the 24 arias to make Jephtha move along, and it paid off.
Two highly recommended recordings by well-known artists performing some rather off-the-beaten-path repertoire.