This is a disc that begs for a sequel (or a whole series).
This world-premiere recording of Gluck’s Demofoonte is stylishly performed, under the experienced hand(s) of conductor/harpsichordist Alan Curtis.
Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and this month’s list includes Little Feat, Jonathan Edwards, Hot Tuna, The Red Detachment of Women, and Jimmy Witherspoon & Eric Burdon.
Cross-gender disguises and comic banter liven up the melodrama in this presentation of Antonio Cesti’s famous opera, thanks to a spirited and virtuosic traversal by a mostly Italian cast.
The orchestra’s summer home is operating at reduced capacity this season, but it’s wonderful to have the BSO and its public reunited.
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
Violinist Randall Goosby’s Roots tells a singular story, one that grows and deepens on repeated listening.
Americans is a winningly-programmed, strongly-realized effort.
I consider composer Frederick Rzewski the most profound and persistent explorer of how to address injustice through the use of sophisticated compositional tools.
Cellist Alessio Pianelli’s playing is songful and lovely. The Avos Chamber Orchestra — essentially a student orchestra — imbues their performances with a confidence and surety that is inspiring.