[Updated.] Arts Fuse critics select the best in music, theater, and film that’s coming up this week.
A Far Cry
On the whole, then, there’s quite a bit to look forward to in orchestral performances this coming season.
The classical music season promises to start out strong, with performances from A Far Cry, Itzhak Perlman, and the Claremont Trio.
What continually impresses about A Far Cry is their discipline, ability to keep complicated rubato under complete control, well-modulated dynamics, beauty of sound, and really interesting programming.
Far from being a down month, June marks the start of New England’s summer classical music season.
February feels like the ‘New November’: concerts of real interest during the weekdays and too many great concerts during the weekends.
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.).
March highlights include the American premiere of Boston Camerata’s homage to mystics of the Middle ages, innovative programming from the Chameleon Arts Ensemble, and appearances by heavyweights pianist Evgeny Kissin, paying homage to birthday boy Franz Liszt, and guitarist John Williams. By Susan Miron Wednesday Concert Series, held each Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. […]
Accomplished performers coming to New England this month include baritone Sanford Sylvan in Paul Hindemith’s rarely staged opera Cardillac, the highly praised young violinist Noé Inui, and the ensemble Il Giardino Armonico, which will present an evening of music by Venetian Baroque masters. By Susan Miron. February 4 and 11: Celebration of the bicentennial of […]
There is no shortage in this town of chamber music groups trying to carve out a charismatic niche of their own. This seems to have come naturally to this high energy, highly likable ensemble. By Susan Miron. Seventeen strings strong, A Far Cry is that rare kind of musical group that appears to do everything […]