Violinist Viktoria Mullova supplies one of the year’s most programmatically-cohesive and thoughtfully-executed albums.
The Cantata Singers approached both works with the sensitivities that each required. Music Director David Hoose retained the intensity of the music through his economic and unpretentious, but insistent, conducting.
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 […]
By Caldwell Titcomb The local choral group called the Boston Secession has recently issued its second CD recording, entitled “Surprised by Beauty: Minimalism in Choral Music.” Founded in 1996 by conductor/pianist Jane Ring Frank, who had moved east from California in 1991, this professional chorus consists of two dozen singers – six sopranos, six altos, […]