Susan Miron

Classical Music Interview: Cellist Steven Isserlis

April 18, 2019
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The cellist is a member of a tribe of fabulous players/singers who are funny, thoughtful, opinionated, brilliant, and irreverent.

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Opera Review: “Dido and Aeneas” — A Memorable Evening of Purcell

April 1, 2019
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Handel and Haydn Society assembled both a must-hear program and an extraordinary cast of singers.

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Opera Review: Boston Lyric Opera’s “The Rape of Lucretia” — Bravi Tutti

March 14, 2019
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The Boston Lyric Opera is mounting a fabulous staging of Benjamin Britten’s visceral opera.

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Concert Review: Boston Baroque’s “Jephtha” — The Fate of Youth

March 13, 2019
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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.

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Classical CD Reviews: Paul Lewis Plays Weber and Schubert, Steven Isserlis and Olli Mustonen Serve Shostakovich

February 19, 2019
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Two highly recommended recordings by well-known artists performing some rather off-the-beaten-path repertoire.

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Classical Concert Review: Pianist Meng-Chieh Liu — A Glorious Recital

February 9, 2019
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A memorable evening, headlined by a superb pianist who deserves a full hall, any time, anywhere.

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An Appreciation: Israeli Writer Amos Oz

December 31, 2018
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The late Amos Oz relished the latent anarchism in Jewish holy texts — full of debates, arguments, challenges.

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Classical Music Review: Tallis Scholars — Dependable Delight

December 12, 2018
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The Tallis Scholars are unquestionably today’s most renowned exponent of Renaissance sacred music.

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Opera Review: BEMF’s Utterly Captivating “Alcina”

November 30, 2018
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When it comes to raising high spirits, the BEMF’s delightful Alcina was an inspired choice.

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Book Review: Learning from the Master — Elie Wiesel

November 27, 2018
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“I still remember; I sat in his class, and I felt my future changing as he spoke.”

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